#KweaClassiX Up Menengai Crater

#KweaClassiX Up Menengai Crater
past over 3 years ago

Sat, Jan 31. 4:15AM - 3:30PM

Menengai Crater, Kenya Box 211 Nakuru, Kenya

Event Details

This is a Kwea service ideal for active to moderately active walkers and hikers. Best for persons comfortable being active for 4-7 hrs in a day, walking and hiking 8-19 kilometres on moderately hilly to mountainous terrains on ascents of 600-900 metres.

As part of our preparation for the Mt. Kenya climb - #KweaGoPRO in Easter we head to Nakuru. The Menengai crater sits on the floor of the Rift valley on the northern side of Nakuru town. It is an extinct volcano that is 2490m high and second largest surviving volcanic crater in the world with a surface of 90 sq km. As you ascend, the views over Lake Nakuru are excellent. The crater is enormous… about 12km across and 500 m deep. The whole round trip takes about 5 hours.

Your valued #KweaClassiX date will Cost 2,400/- for citizens and 2,700/- residents/Non-residents Inclusive of Snack lunch box (enough calories), water, transport to & from Nairobi and rangers/guide fees with first deposit of Kshs 1,500/- to be paid by Friday 23rd January 2015 to confirm reservations, full balance to be paid by 28th January 2015.

Payment Mode
Go to Mpesa menu
Select ‘Lipa na Mpesa’
Select ‘Buy Goods and Services’
Enter Kwea Milele till number 398115
Then enter the amount and password
Confirm transaction completed with Hellen Mwariri on 0722 273 345

Remember to have:
Good pair of walking boots (broken-in) or trainer sneaker
A hat or cap
Camera, sun cream,
A fleece jacket or wind breaker in case of chilly weather in the evening
Rucksack (Maximum capacity 4-4.5Kg) that is enough to carry 2- 3 litres of water, snack lunch, jacket.

We shall meet at 6.30 AM and Leave by 7:00 AM sharp!

Chapter 6 of Kwea Outdoor book mantra
“It is all about the #why, the #intent and the #passion the rest is your experience”

Ngure Andrew
#whyIclimb team Kwea Milele