Difficulty: beginner

Duration: 4 days

Found in the northwest of the mountain it receives little to no rainfall making it accessible all year long. As Naromoru it is very popular though not as steep. It is very gentle for beginners as you gradually gain acclimation. There are huts for accommodation along the route and fresh water from rivers and springs. There is plenty of wildlife like zebras, monkeys, bushbucks. And for vegetation, the Mount Kenya flora of the giant Lobelia and Groundsel especially at the Mackinder Valley