Hike 176: Mount Napak

  • Date: Nov 2023.
  • Location: Mount Napak – Karamoja Mountains, Uganda.
  • Difficulty: Hard & Risky.
  • Start & Finish Point: Pilas Primary School.
  • Total Distance: 21 km.
  • Total Time: 10 hr 38 min.
  • Start Time: 6:24 am.
  • Summit: 11:12 am.
  • Finish: 5:02 pm.
  • Min. Elevation: 1,267 m.
  • Summit Elevation: 2547 m.
  • Elevation Gain: 1,375 m.

Napak is a beautiful mountain but has some risky scrambling sections. One must be very careful especially when descending. It’s best to carry rope for safety.

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