It is the steepest and the fastest way up the mountain and ascends the mountain from the west. The route is not particularly scenic but has some of the best tourist accommodations. Most climbers begin hiking at the park gate, although it is possible to drive a vehicle as far as the Met station (3050 meters). Among the challenges in this route include the vertical bog and the extremely steep trail on looses gravel while going up to Point Lenana.
Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Narumoru for lunch and then proceed to Narumoru Park Gate. Hike to Met Station for overnight.
Day 2: Hike to Mackinder's Camp for overnight.
Day 3: Attempt for Point Lenana and then descend to Met Station for overnight.
Day 4: Descend to Park Gate through rain forest and connect with the transfer vehicle back to Nairobi.
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Africa Kenya Outdoor: Land Rambler Hiking & Trekking