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“beautiful sunset and moonrise”
Review of Lion's Head

Lion's Head
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

They hike is a little bit hard not everybody can do it. And the way back was really hard when it was dark without a flashlight. But the view on top of the mountain is amazing, especially when its full moon.

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Reviewed January 6, 2013

Long climb to top; some places have lines where you must go up by peg and chain. Do not bring bags - use knapsack and pack light. Very nice views though. Pleasant people on trail

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

This hike is amazing and offers great views! It is not that easy as described though, as approx.half the way is quite steep. You need to be fit and bring water and a hat. It took us an hour up and back down, we both exercise 3 times per week. Enjoy!

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

I would caution older and unfit people that the last half of this fabulous walk (from the chains or even before) is not as easy as some claim. Ignore the young people (or regulars) who say it can be done "easily" in less than an hour. You should allow at least 1.5 to 2 hrs each way, including rest stops, and maybe more on the way down as you'll be tired and it gets hot, especially if you go up in the morning and come down around midday. In summer you should start at sunrise or even earlier if you want to avoid the heat.

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Besides the very nice trail to reach the top, the Lion' Head offers spectacular views over Cape Town, Green Point, Camps Bay and the Table Mountain.
Go there during the afternoon and enjoy a breathtaking sunset!
Don´t forger to take some warm clothes and water.

Thank Francisco_OM
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