The Trip leaders, Instructors and guides at KG Mountain Expeditions; led by the owner, are professionals. They are special individuals who have a passion for being in the wilderness environment. They are internationally and locally trained in expedition leading, well horned wilderness skills and first aid including Wilderness First Responder. They bring a wealth of experience from years of guiding throughout East African and the world to every course, and they genuinely enjoy sharing their knowledge. Their skill and positive attitudes ensure our guests get a great experience during their outdoor adventure.

IMGP9584David Muigai, Climbing Guide.David grew up at the base of Mt Kenya with close proximity to the National Outdoor Leadership School. He gained an interest in mountaineering at an early age, something he still enjoys. He has been a Technical Guide for 16 years. He leads all our technical climbs on t Kenya. He trained as professional climber with NOLS and has worked with the MT Kenya Rescue Team for over a decade. He is a certified WFR. 

eliaElias Githinji Nyamu- Senior Trekking Guide
With many years as a mountain guide, Elias is currently the chairman of Mt Kenya Guides and Porters Club. As a senior trekking guide at KG Mountain Expeditions, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience about Mt Kenya. He was trained at the National Outdoor Leadership School and has current certification in WFA.
DSCN9909Reuben Maina Gathaara, Senior Trekking Guide.
Reuben is the newest addition to our trip leaders team. He has immense passion for mountaineering and has received numerous training in the same. He has undertaken mountaineering courses with National Outdoor Leadership school in both USA and Tanzania. He has a Tour Guiding and Management Diploma from Unity College of Professional Studies.

James (KG) Kagambi

27765_1485768070919_2521987_nKG is the founder and owner of KG Mountain Expeditions. He joined NOLS -National Outdoor Leadership School as a field instructor in 1987. He worked in Africa, Chile, and the United States as a backpacking, climbing, and mountaineering instructor, spending over 700 weeks (13 cumulative years) as an outdoor educator in the backcountry. A senior mountaineering instructor, KG has regularly worked in NOLS’ mountaineering programs in Patagonia, Alaska, East Africa and India. He has also completed three of the Seven Summits and in 1992 represented Africa in the U.N Peace Climb for the world on the Eiger. KG has summited the Eiger three times, was the first black African to summit Denali in 1989, and was the first black African to summit Aconcagua in 1994. He has led other climbs including Expedition Denali- First African American expedition to Denali.

In his home country of Kenya, KG has guided on Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro since the 1990s and today trains search and rescue teams on Mount Kenya, Kilimanjaro, and Rwenzoris. KG’s longtime contributions to the field of rock climbing and mountaineering in Kenya have led to recognition and honors in his country. While not enjoying his favorite activity—high altitude mountaineering—KG enjoys spending time with his family and three children in Naromoru, Kenya.

KG Mountain Expeditions

We offer rewarding wilderness adventures into the far reaches of East Africa. Our guided expeditions let you experience the wild nature in safety and to the fullest, using any combination of mountain climbing, trekking, walking safaris, rock climbing and cultural education trips.

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KG Mountain Expeditions
Railway Road, PO Box 199
Naromoru 10105, Kenya
Phone: +254 20 2033874
Mobile: +254 733 606338,
+254 708 729892