G.E. Smith

Name ID 1403

See also

Robson, P. Mountains of Kenya
Extract Date: 1969

Ol Doinyo Orok

Ol Doinyo Orok 8,359 ft. A large mountain behind Namanga. Also known as Namanga Mountain. First recorded ascent by G.E.Smith's party on the Anglo-German Boundary Commission of 1902-4. Thomson appears to have climbed a shoulder in 1883. ... Start from Namanga ... Route finding is not easy. The mountain is densely forested in its upper reaches and the topography is complex. ... Doubtful if possible to reach the summit and return in a day. During the 1967 Mountain Club meet on the mountain, large herds of elephant were encountered on the way up, and buffalo and rhino were met near the summit.

Extract ID: 3677