Hike 051: Table Mountain (Aberdares)

  • Date: Oct 2020.
  • Location: Table Mountain – Aberdare Range, Kenya.
  • Difficulty: Hard.
  • Distance covered: 16.1 km.
  • Steps: 26,514.
  • Route: via 7 ponds.
  • Start time: 9:01 am.
  • Summit: 2:20 pm.
  • Finish: 6:03 pm.
  • Total time: 9 hr 2 min.
  • Moving time: 6 hr 27 min.
  • Min. Elevation: 2,644 m.
  • Max. Elevation: 3,817 m. (Summit)

Steep ascent at the beginning with lots of stinging nettle to wake you up. Then gets very cold and wet at the moorland. After summit, the descent is very slow as it is super slippery most of the way down.

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