Climbing Lions Head

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Climbing Lions Head

Why climbing Lions Head is a good idea, and why you should.

Climbing Lions Head is for the many, not the few

Climbing the mountain of Lions Head in Cape Town is for the many attracted to the idea of scaling a mountain top with pristine views. The enjoyable 2-3 hour hike is best done when the need for nature drives you to the limits of the city, where the national park begins. Lion's Head is on the periphery of the mountains surrounding Cape Town, making it suitable for climbing within a short distance of work or home. Guides are usually preferred when climbing Lions Head due to the sharp ledges surrounding either side of the mountain, a guide will go a long way in terms of mountain safety.