Platteklip Gorge to Upper Cable Station

HARD 9 reviews

Platteklip Gorge to Upper Cable Station is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is accessible year-round.

3.5 miles 2385 feet Out & Back

hiking

trail running

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wild flowers

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rocky

A straight-up hike up Platteklip Gorge - past Fountain Peak, take the cable car (125 rand) to the top and back, then head back down to the trailhead.

hiking
1 month ago

I believe there were several routes to the top...we took the most direct. Was basically an hour and 1/2 scramble. Really an awesome little hike.

hiking
2 months ago

Short trail but straight up.

trail running
7 months ago

good

8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
1 year ago

1 year ago

Too many people. There are much nicer routes up

1 year ago

mountain biking
1 year ago