mountkenya climbing -Technical peaks

Mountkenya is the second highest mountain in africa,it was formed as a result of successive eruption of volcano.mountkenya erupted along time ago 3.5 million years ago.due to eruptions and lava flows it formed some craters.Mt. Kenya is an ancient volcanic mountain much older than Mt. Kilimanjaro.few  of the peaks can be summited without using climbing gears.

Best times for climbing Mount Kenya from any of the trekking routes are January to March and June to October but it can be climbed year-round. The rainy seasons typically occur in April, May and November.it takes 4 days to climb the summit,5 days when you want to acclimatize and a minimum of 7 days to climb the technical peaks.
 
North Face Standard Route and 
NORMAL ROUTE (via Nelion south ridge, S.E. face and summit)
The main climbing technical peaks in mountkenya are:
leo4   leo 2

Batian peak  5199m

nelion peak   5188m

lenana peak  4985m

Dalton peak   4885m

terere peak

point john peak 4883m

point peter 4757m

point melhush 4880m