Mount Kenya (Batian Peak)

Mount Kenya (Batian Peak) is a 17,057 ft / 5,199 m mountain peak near Keruguya, Central, Kenya. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Central and the 1st highest mountain in Kenya. The nearest peaks are Nelion, Point Lenana, Three Sisters, Shiptons Peak, Tooth, and Castle Hill. Mount Kenya (Batian Peak) belongs to the World Country High Points Challenge, and the Seven Second Summits peak lists. See the Mount Kenya (Batian Peak) map, 3D fly around, and the Mt. Kenya (Batian Peak) photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mount Kenya (Batian Peak) SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by ragnew

7 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 9, 1998. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Mount Kenya (Batian Peak)

  • ragnew
  • miranda
  • Sammy
  • PaulTheLakes

Routes Used trails & approaches

60% vertical bog!

40% Chogoria approach and Shipton Wyn-Harris route.


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17,057 ft / 5,199 m


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Height Rank

#1 in Central

#1 in Kenya


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Central, Kenya

Summited by

  • ragnew
  • stevealdridge
  • miranda
  • Sammy
  • PaulTheLakes
  • peter43

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