Nelion is a 17,020 ft / 5,188 m mountain peak near Keruguya, Central, Kenya. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Central and the 2nd highest mountain in Kenya. The nearest peaks are Mount Kenya (Batian Peak), Point Lenana, Three Sisters, Shiptons Peak, Tooth, and Castle Hill. See the Nelion map, 3D fly around, and the Nelion photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Nelion SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by mark.aitken123

2 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Feb 26, 2007. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing route and hiking trail to the summit is Chogoria approach and Shipton Wyn-Harris route..

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% Chogoria approach and Shipton Wyn-Harris route.


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17,020 ft / 5,188 m


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Height Rank

#2 in Central

#2 in Kenya


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Central, Kenya

Summited by

  • mark.aitken123
  • peter43

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