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Due to the mountain's equatorial location as well as its high elevation, climbers can experience almost every climate type on earth during the journey to the top. This is the loop you use your belay device on. Mount Kenya is one of the world's famous big mountains. Take note: if you see cloud gathering around Lions Head there is a good chance it will rain during the course of the day. In South America, Whymper climbed Chimborazo (1880) and Aconcagua and Tupungato (both: 1897).

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