Elevation (ft): 4000m/13000ft To 4700m/15350ft

Distance: 9km/6miles

Hiking time: 6-8hours

Habitat: Alpine desert

After breakfast, we leave barranco and continue on a steep up the barranco wall, through the karanga valley to the junction, which connects, with the mweka trail. We continue up to the barafu camp.

You have completed the south circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here we make camp with views of the summit in the distance.