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Death of a climber in Mt Kenya National Park
Date Published: 10 Apr, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) regrets to announce the death of a climber in Mt Kenya National Park. The 29-year-old male climber from Nairobi died on Thursday April 5, 2012 at 6.30pm. He was part of a 27-member hiking party which entered Mt Kenya National Park on Sunday and was due to exit Friday, April 6, 2012. The deceased fell ill while hiking at Point Lenana of Mt Kenya. He complained of headache, chest pains and difficulty in breathing. He, however, managed to climb down to Mackinder's Camp.