Hike 076: Gura Forest

  • Date: Feb 2021.
  • Location: Gura Forest – Aberdare National Park, Kenya.
  • Difficulty: Hard.
  • Distance covered: 26.9 km.
  • Total time: 10 hr 38 min.
  • Moving time: 8 hr 33 min.
  • Calories burned: 3,282.
  • Min. Elevation: 2,001 m.
  • Max. Elevation: 2,426 m.
  • Elevation Gain: 643 m.
  • Attraction: Gura Falls.

Gumboots are highly recommended for this hike. But even then, your feet will still get wet. The hike follows Gura River upstream and there are many river crossings.
Reaching the waterfalls feels like summiting. It is such a long journey! The trail is “off the beaten path” with lots and lots of stinging nettle.

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