Cape Town, a city surrounded by mountains, is home to a number of trails you can tackle this summer with guaranteed beautiful coastal views, picturesque forest and waterfalls . The Western Cape is rich in natural beauty and offers a variety of leisurely strolls or invigorating hikes right on our doorstep.
The best trail runners on the planet know that gear that will help them push past their limits is essential, when planning your outdoor adventure, the correct shoes and socks are a necessity. The team at The North Face has the perfect trail shoes, designed for ultimate comfort. From built-in support to soft cushioning, It's lightweight, so you won't feel dragged down as the miles stretch on.
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Check out our list of hiking trails paired with gear to upgrade your next trail run.
Lions Head – Arguably one of the most iconic hikes in Cape Town, standing at 669m above sea level is Lions Head. This is one of the cities most popular hikes simply for its iconic and picturesque summits that will guarantee you the ultimate postcard-perfect pictures.
Newlands Forest – Situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Newlands forest offers a different view of Cape Town with a lush green backdrop and a variety of trails for all fitness levels, including; the Contour Path to Rhodes Memorial, The Forest Station walk and the Fernwood Trail up to Newlands Ravine.
The Pipe Track, Table Mountain – This hike is one of the easier one’s to do on Table Mountain. It’s roughly a 6km walk, however it’s fairly level and not too strenuous.
Constantia Nek to Kirstenbosch – This is the ultimate family-friendly route. Starting at Constantia Nek, this route winds its way round the eastern slopes of Table Mountain.
Devil’s Peak – a lesser known hiking spot off the Tafelberg road that could be challenging at times, however overall it’s fairly straight forward with amazing panoramic views of the city and both sides of the peninsula
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