MCK members camping near Shaba. Credit: Helen Kinuthia

MCK members camping near Shaba.

 Joining the Mountain Club of Kenya

Please  join the club by filling out an online form (paying with MPESA, see the rates below).

If you do not want to fill the form online, you print out the old MCK Membership Form and give the form, along with applicable dues, to committee members at a Tuesday night meeting. Please note that the rates on the Membership form are outdated, refer to those listed below.

MCK Membership Renewal

To renew your membership to MCK simply login to the website and click on the membership level you need here (please click only once!). If you don’t already have a login, you’ll first get a form to provide your details. Then, you pay the applicable dues via mpesa (or check and cash at one of the meets).

Membership costs

Basic membership rates are as follows:

Annual subscription After July
Individual 4,000 2000
Family 6,400 3,200
Overseas  $40 / £25 $20 / £13
Temporary (3 months): 2500
Student/Junior: 1,100 550

If you want to participate in an MCK activity but you don’t want to become a full member, the daily membership fee is KShs 400 for Kenyan citizens and 800 for non-citizens.

Pay by MPesa

You can pay by MPesa to the MCK with Paybill 880926


By joining MCK you get to meet and benefit from the experience and support of existing members, to use the resources of the club (including equipment and hut on Mt Kenya), to access discounted rates at Blue Sky climbing wall, and to access free entry at Lukenya hill. You’re also encouraged to make your own contribution to the club and their membership. Benefits include:

Taking part in climbing and hiking trips
Rock-climbing training
Use of Lukenya climbing venue, the hut on Mt Kenya, climbing equipment, maps
Monthly “supper night” meetings, movie screenings, and slide shows
Discounts at Bluesky Climbing Wall and Xtreme Outdoors
Mailing list access for trip announcements and planning
Other ad-hoc events such as first-aid training and social events

The club attracts those interested in outdoor activities with a desire to explore Kenya, develop their hobbies both in terms of technical ability and experiences and, most of all, to extend their social networks and benefit from the support of those with similar interests. And, you have an opportunity to really get involved and regardless of your level of experience or knowledge you will be encouraged to take an active role in assisting in or leading activities.