– Lat/Long: 33.93° S 18.39° E

SfLion's Head – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering information


Lion's Head mountain guide

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Lion's Head

Photo credit: Mark Jacobson

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Lion's Head

Photo credit: Mark Jacobson

  • Elevation: 670 m
  • Difficulty: Scramble
  • Best months to climb: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Convenient center: Cape Town

Lion's Head Climbing Notes

Paul from SOUTH AFRICA writes:

If you are going with public transport (My Citi Bus), get off at the 'Kloof Nek' stop.


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10 other mountain peaks closest to Lion's Head:

1. Signal Hill (Cape Town) (350 m) 2.3 km
2. Table Mountain (1087 m) 3.1 km
3. Devil's Peak (1000 m) 3.2 km
4. Constantiaberg (927 m) 13.4 km
5. Groot Wellington Sneeukop (1703 m) 75.8 km
6. Groot-Winterhoek Peak (2078 m) 115.9 km
7. Matroosberg (2250 m) 133.4 km
8. Sneeuberg (2027 m) 173.6 km
9. Wolfberg (1609 m) 184.3 km
10. Tafelberg (1969 m) 185.1 km