Hike 151: Mount Sabyinyo

  • Date: June 2023.
  • Location: Mount Sabyinyo – Virunga Mountains, Uganda.
  • Difficulty: Hard.
  • Starting & Finish Point: Mgahinga National Park.
  • Total Distance: 12 km.
  • Total Time: 8 hr 23 min.
  • Start Time: 8:18 am.
  • Summit: 12:28 pm.
  • Finish: 4:41 pm.
  • Summit  Elevation: 3,669 m.
  • Elevation Gain: 1,285 m.

“Sabyinyo” means, “Old Man’s Teeth”.

Tough hike! It’s a steep up and down trail. The terrain is also a bit tricky. There are lots of ladders and stairs on the trail. One must be careful especially when descending. The summit is the border intersection with DRC and Rwanda. Amazing views from up there!

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