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Dragon's Teeth-Satima-Table Mountain Traverse (Mauano) - Bucketlist Adventures
Dragons Teeth and Mt Satima
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Dragon’s Teeth-Satima-Table Mountain Traverse (Mauano)

Aberdares Range
Departure Date People Group Trip Status Prices
  • 22-24 March, 19 Citizen Open 18,850/= Book Now
  • 22-24 March, 19 Resident Open 20,850/= Book Now

HIKING UP DRAGON’S TEETH AND TABLE MOUNTAIN

Dragon’s Teeth is a sporadic formation of rocks rising from the wet moorland and bogs of the Aberdares. It offers a technical climb prep in anticipation of climbing mountains like M.t Kenya, Kilimanjaro or Rwenzori. Satima is considered the highest peak on the Aberdares ranges standing at 4001m ASL. Table Mountain has an impressive elevation of 3817m ASL and is located on the North West part of the Aberdares once you summit you get to enjoy amazing views of Mt. Kipipiri and the elusive and tough Rurimueria Hill.

Difficulty: High

Walking Duration: 3 Days
Terrain: Un-marked moorland trail with huge tussock grass and bog/marsh in some areas.

Expedition
Day One

Meet for Departure at 0430hrs in the morning promptly.
We drive north from Nairobi and a few kilometers after Nyeri, branch off towards the mountains. Be prepared for a long drive generally as the mountain roads take time to climb. Ascend 12km in the mountain to reach an altitude of 3450m at the Twin peaks point.From here you can hike the nearby Chebuswa and then proceed on to the Dragons Teeth with stunning rock formations.Camp for the night at the Dragons Teeth deep in the mountains. Remember to carry snacks to complement the light meals.

Dragons Teeth and Mt Satima

Dragons Teeth Satima. Photo taken by Mark Schroeder, 2017

Day Two

Rise up to the amazing Northern Aberdares moorland. Bank east towards the high ridges and head towards Satima peak to arrive early before noon. After picnic lunch on the highest peak in the Aberdares then west towards Table Mountain passing interesting rock formations and undulating valleys of tussock grass. Camp at a sheltered point below on the Moorland.

Dragons Teeth Aberdares

Northern Moorland Aberdares. Photo taken by Mark Schroeder, 2017

Day Three

Rise up to summit the Table Mountain to enjoy the great views of Kinangop to the South. Proceed to descend south towards Wanjohi where the vehicle will be waiting for you by the forest line.
Depart South to Nairobi to arrive early in the evening.

What to Carry

1. Proper Comfortable hiking boots with good grip
2. Rain Coat and Rain trouser
3. Powerful Whistle
4. Emergency Safety kit (Evacuation card, personal first aid items, matchbox)
5. Water (At least 3 litres)
6. Mkeka hat or sun screen
7. Jacket
8. Sunglasses
9. Snacks & Instant /canned food rations to last the hike
10. Rucksack
11. GPS Tracker device
12. Camera
13. Identification card or passport
14. Head lamp or Torch
15. Sleeping Bag
16. Gloves
17. Balaclava
18. Snow gaiters

Charges

Citizen- KES 18,850
Residents – KES 20,850

Package Includes

• Logistics: tents, Porters, Meals up the Mountain
• KWS Park fees
• Guides, game rangers and staff fees
• Transport to and from Nairobi CBD

Package Excludes

• Tips for guides and service staff
• Personal items as in “C” above
• Medical costs, Insurance

E. Payment and Booking:

For Payments and Booking click on the ” Price and Booking ” Tab above.
Confirmations and queries must be confirmed with 0777 118 114 | [email protected] |

Departure Date People Group Trip Status Prices
  • 22-24 March, 19 Citizen Open 18,850/= Book Now
  • 22-24 March, 19 Resident Open 20,850/= Book Now

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