Bolt maintenance work at Mgarr Ix-Xini

Some essential maintenance work was done at Mgarr ix-Xini valley on Sunday focusing on the sectors around Dream Walls which needed attention in particular, based on feedback from various climbers trying the routes. The first job however was to clear the litter which had been deposited underneath the carob tree in […]

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Let’s Do It! Malta Climbing Club Clean up

Malta Climbing Club have decided to join in the Let’s Do It! Malta clean up event for the second year in a row. Last year we gave Wied Babu a thorough scrubbing, and this year we’re going to tackle ix-Xaqqa. Sadly the premier slab climbing destination on the islands is […]

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Climbers sign Memorandum of Understanding with Hunters and Trappers Assoc.. (FKNK)

Earlier this week, the newly formed Malta Climbing Association, with the support of the Malta Climbing Club, signed a memorandum of understanding with the local hunters’ association, the FKNK with the aim of providing a broad framework for future collaboration. This with regard to the common enjoyment of the countryside […]

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MCC Climbing Meet – Ghar Lapsi 24th January

Its time for our first outdoor club meeting of 2015 and we’ve decided to head back to Ghar Lapsi, Terry’s Cave area. The weather forecast isn’t looking too good so at least we know that at Lapsi we can get some good routes done even in wet and windy weather. […]

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Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson send Dawn Wall

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BMC International Summer Climbing Meet

The British Mountaineering Council will be organising its bi-annual international summer climbing meet in North Wales between May 10th and 17th 2015. The meeting is open to trad climbers with at least two years trad climbing experience and involves climbing daily with an experienced local guide/partner. If you’re interested in […]

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Club Christmas drinks

Thanks to everyone who came to Tal-Ingliz yesterday for our annual club Christmas drinks event. It was great to meet everyone away from the crags for a beer or glass of wine, snacks and a chat. We really should meet for drinks more often. I’d like to take the opportunity […]

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Deep Water Soloing with the good ship Barbarossa!

Big boat, lots of climbers and friends, food and drink (you have to bring your own but there’s usually a bar on board too) and cruising round Comino with a couple of stops for DWS…what more do I need to say? Those who joined us on our two trips last […]

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New Crag at Ghar Lapsi – Cobra Cave!

Cobra Cave by Stephen Farrugia Living and climbing on a small, densely populated island such as Malta it is very rare to come across an unclimbed (or unclaimed) stretch of rock. All we’ve got to share as climbers are 316km2 according to Wikipedia. Men and women have been climbing on […]

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Rubber Duck, Physique, Ethiopia – and a date with Conchita

  Rubber Duck It was a busy week with even more climbing related activities than usual.  Who’s complaining?   A weekend in Gozo, fully equipped with bolting kit, glue and bolts, all set to take that 60m abseil to continue work on a major new sea cliff multipitch, thwarted by a buddy failure, […]

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