The 24 Most Dangerous Hiking Trails in the World

24. Mount Kenya (Kenya)

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Mount Kenya is Africa’s second-highest peak, and is characterized by a trio of summits — each posing unique challenges. The technical climbs of Batian (5,199m) and Nelion (5,188m) demand greater technical skills, while Point Lenana (4,985m) is considered to be the easier hike, capable for most physically fit people. This hike pushes you to the limit with steep trails and unpredictable weather. Unlike Kilimanjaro, the routes on Mount Kenya are more treacherous, requiring a solid guide team, proper acclimatization, and a generous supply of grit and determination.