Giant's Castle – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Giants Castle, Giant's Castle photo

Giant's Castle

Photo credit: Hermann

Camping under Giants Castle, Giant's Castle photo

Giant's Castle

Photo credit: Hermann Kühne

  • Elevation: 3280 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: March, April, May, August, September
  • Convenient center: Mooi River , Escourt

Giant's Castle Climbing Notes

Gavin Raubenheimer. Peak High Mountaineering from SOUTH AFRICA writes:

Giant's Castle summit is accessible via Giant's Castle Pass and is a tough hike usually taking 2 days round trip. The south side is home to the best water-ice climbing in southern Africa. The north face has some good rock routes on, including Schole's Route (7 pitch moderate) and Sherman's Route, an easy 2 pitch route.


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Giant's Castle Location Map

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1. Popple Peak (3331 m) 13.8 km
2. Njesuthi (3408 m) 18.6 km
3. Mafadi (3450 m) 19.0 km
4. Thabana Ntlenyana (3482 m) 25.7 km
5. Champagne Castle (3377 m) 30.7 km
6. Rhino Peak (3051 m) 51.8 km
7. Cathedral Peak (3004 m) 56.6 km
8. Spion Kop (hill) (1460 m) 76.1 km
9. Sentinel (3165 m) 88.7 km
10. Mont-aux-Sources (3282 m) 124.9 km


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