Photo by Jesús Banzo, all rights reserved.

Hans Meyer Peak (5.149m) is the highest peak of Mawenzi. Other peaks are: Purtscheller Peak, Borchers Peak, Klute Peak, Latham Peak, South Peak, Nordecke and Wissman Peak.

Elevation (feet): 16,893
Elevation (meters): 5,149
Continent: Africa
Country: Tanzania
Range/Region: Northeast Tanzania
Latitude: -3.075833
Longitude: 37.353333
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: 1912 July, 29
First successful climber(s): E.Oehler & F.Klute
Nearest major airport: Kilimanjaro International Airport
Convenient Center: Arusha or Moshi

Thanks to Corrado Casinovi and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

There are 3 trip reports for Mawenzi.

  • Log #17940 - by Cristian Boboc on Nov 15, 20043.00 stars
    Very beautiful views from the top. Incomparable more dificult than Uhuru Peak. We made it without guide (we didn't tell him about what we would want to do because he wouldn't let us go; we woke up at...
  • Log #17941 - by Corrado Casinovi on Jan 08, 20033.00 stars
    Climbed the Norh-West Ridge Route
  • Log #19032 - by Cristian Boboc on Feb 14, 20063.00 stars
    In the 3th day we climbed Hens Meyer Peak (5149 m) in Mawenzi and in the 4th day at midnight we began climbing Uhuru Peak (5895 m). At 7 o clock in the morning we were on top of Africa. At 22:00 o...