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Hikers Kenya

The yearnings by some of Nairobi’s professionals in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry to get away from their virtual reality behind computer screens, and experience more of the real world, led to...

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Mountain Club of Kenya

Initially called Mountain Club of East Africa from inception in 1938, this club was reformed in 1949 with its current name. It’s goal is to promote mountaineering in Kenya. While their focus is rock...

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Public Toilets in Nairobi

For the longest time I can remember, when you needed to visit a washroom  in the City Centre, the available choices were extremely limited, with most distinctly distasteful and dangerous. On the one hand,...

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Oloroka, near Oltepesi

The Oloroka massif standing at 2048m above sea level at its highest (olesekut summit), is one of two mountains flanking the little town of Oltepesi, also known by the locals as Tinga, sitting on...

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Ole Sayeti

For those who like getting off the beaten track, then Ole Sayeti is one such place. A trip to this little known hill on the floor of the Great Rift Valley about 50km from...

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Ol Donyo Orok, Western Side

The Ol Donyo Orok, also known as Namanga Hill soars to an elevation of 2,548m above sea level. Clear mountain river waters, boulders sculptured by centuries of water erosion, and caves carved into the river and mountain sides provide a most rewarding outdoor experience for hiking enthusiasts.