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is an unusual set of routes, which we first pioneered back in 2009 and which offer long spiraling circumnavigations around and up to the summit and tend to appeal mainly to trekkers who are returning to the mountain for a second or third time and are specifically seeking out a new challenge.
Both clockwise and anticlockwise versions are usually done over 8 nights.
Most first time trekkers who want to spend longer on the mountain are usually better advised to choose options on the Shira
Recommended variants ...North 8Bp
... is a non-technical eight night private trek on this trail, clockwise in direction, which has good altitude acclimatisation, an outstanding summit success rate of 93% and excellent traffic avoidance, especially for departures Mon/Tue. The price range is USD 2800-4850 depending on the specification level and the number of trekkers.
Other variants ...North 8Ap
... is the original and superior anticlockwise version of this route which is no longer permitted under revised park regulations.