Moving Buttress

  • Grade context: UK


Above White Wall and to the right of Ruby Wall lies another short crag, this is Moving Buttress.


Access issues inherited from Lukenya

Lukenya is owned by the Mountain Club of Kenya and entrance is free for members. Non-members have to pay for a daily membership (KES400 for Kenyan citizens, KES800 for others, payable by Mpesa paybill no 880926. Account: guest fee). No commercial groups are allowed. Some climbs are occasionally off-limits when eagles are nesting (in particular Eagles Nest Face). If this is the case its normally communicated on a notice in the sign-on book at the gate and through a climber whatsapp group.


Ethic inherited from Lukenya

Lukenya is mostly trad. No bolting is allowed without a special permission from the Mountain Club of Kenya.


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On left of prominent crack in face. Mantleshelf onto ledge, then straight up.

FA: R. Smith, 1962

Climb first prominent bulge to right of central crack.

FA: R. Smith & M. Roland, 1962

Climb second bulge on face 4m to right of Wobble. Easy start, top harder.

FA: R. Smith, 1962


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