On this side its slopes are less steep, and at its foot are Rondebosch, Newlands, Wynberg, and other residential suburbs of Cape Town.
The ascent of the mountain from Wynberg by Hout's Bay Nek is practicable for horses.
On the west they extend about 3 m., by Green Point to Sea Point, between the sea and the foot of the Lion's Rump; on the east they run round the foot of the Devil's Peak, by Woodstock, Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, &c., to Wynberg, a distance of 7 m.
The most populous suburbs in 1904 were Woodstock with 28,990 inhabitants, and Wynberg with 58,477.
The most important of these suburbs, which form separate municipalities, are Woodstock (28,990), Wynberg (18, 477), and Claremont (14,972).