• Photo of ol doinyo lengai
  • Photo of ol doinyo lengai
  • Photo of ol doinyo lengai
  • Photo of ol doinyo lengai
  • Photo of ol doinyo lengai
  • Photo of ol doinyo lengai

Time  6 hours 54 minutes

Coordinates 6159

Uploaded August 2, 2014

Recorded July 2014

9,435 f
3,924 f
3.29 mi

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near Mtowabaga, Arusha (Tanzania)

2014/07/24 23:42:58 ol doinyo lengai

Benetan gogorra, baina gauza gogorragoak ere badagoz... Ol doinyo bera jaistea, adibidez.

Tough, tough, tough, but even tougher was the descent.

Go pole, pole(*) and enjoy the view of the Great Rift from the top of an active volcano. (Take a look at the pictures in https://picasaweb.google.com/109029348310037963123/OlDoinyoLengai2014?authuser=0&feat=directlink)

Warnings: You should climb it at night, because of the temperature and in order to see the dawn from the top. So it can be dark and dangerous. Always go with a local masai guide (you should get one at the tourist office in Engarasero) and you will need a torch (preferrably a headset). Even at that latitude, it can be awfully cold up there at night, so take a good jacket, and then sun protector, a cap and sunglasses for the descent. Gloves will also be useful, as you will need to do a lot of hand-walking. And, of course, a maasai stick (ask your guide for one).

(*) Your most important swahili expresion: take it easy

For more: http://connect.garmin.com/jsPlayer/555477032

Some pictures: https://picasaweb.google.com/109029348310037963123/OlDoinyoLengai2014?authuser=0&feat=directlink

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1 comment

  • YunyunHK Aug 8, 2016

    great shot!!!!!!!!!!!!!nice pic! so cool! https://eu.wikiloc.com/ibilbide-senderismo/ol-doinyo-lengai-7431462/photo-4236168

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