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Range Name(s): Rwenzori Mountains, Рвензо́ри, Ruwenzori, Горы Рувензори     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 5 109 m / 16 762 ft     Snow Line: 4 900 m / 16 076 ft
Region(s): Africa     Average Length: 100 miles / 161 km
Location: Uganda: Western Region; Democratic Republic of the Congo: Nord Kivu;     Average Width: 114 miles / 71 km
Activity Type: Mountaineering, Hiking     Latitude/Longitude: 0°20'34.507''S
29°55'53.059''E
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Parent Range: Great African Rift Valley     Nearest Airport(s): Entebbe Airport (EBB);
National Park(s): National Park Kivu; Virunga National Park; Rwenzori Mountains National Park;     Convenience Center(s): Entebbe;

YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Rwenzori located in the most undiscovered parts of central Africa. Climbing here is a journey into the fantastic world of the this mystic mountain range, surrounded with mist and ancient legends. An array is just 48 kilometers north of the equator, but the top of his covered with glaciers. Ten peaks of the Rwenzori are higher than 4800 m.

DESCRIPTION Edit

The ridge includes 6 main summits: Margherita (one of the peaks of Mount Stanley altitude 5109 m), Speke (4890 m), Baker (4843 m), Emin (4798 m), Hesse (4715 m) and Luigi and Savoy (4627 m).
Stanley is the third highest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, however, unlike them Rwenzori mountains are not volcanic in origin. The highest Rwenzori peaks are permanently snow-capped, an
d along with Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya are the only such ones in Equatorial Africa.
Rwenzori peaks hidden behind clouds and mist 300 days a year. Perhaps this mountain range is the very Mountains of the Moon, which are referred to as the source of the ancient geography of the Nile.
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LOCATION Edit

Mountain range is located in the Eastern and Central Africa, on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Nord Kiv...

  • Mount Speke
  • Mountaineering - 5 Day(s)
  • 1 Jan - 31 Aug
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa, Uganda: Western Region

  • Mont Stanley
  • Mountaineering - 7 Day(s)
  • 1 Jan - 31 Dec
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa,

  • Mount Baker
  • Mountaineering - 0 Day(s)
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  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

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• Perhaps this misty mountains Rwenzori enveloped by a halo of mysticism is the very Mountains of the Moon, which are referred to ancient geography as the source of the Nile.

 

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