Monthly Archives: April 2012

Deutsche Bank supports MCC

Following contacts with the undersigned, the MCC is pleased to announce that Deutsche Bank (Malta) Limited based in St. Julian’s have kindly made a contribution to the MCC bolting fund to assist the MCC in its efforts to develop rock-climbing in the Maltese Islands. Such a contribution is of course […]

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MCC at AMITEX 2012

The Malta Climbing Club yesterday  tried out the wall on the ROCS Extreme stand at the popular AMITEX travel trade fair which is currently on at the MFCC.    The wall was built by Gregory Attard who is promoting a range of extreme holiday climbing packages – a new venture […]

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Routes on the Azure window lost to the waves

Its long been known that the Azure Window in Gozo has been steadily losing rock over the years as the wind and the waves ceaselessly pound it particularly during the winter months.  In fact, when scuba-diving around the window you can’t help noticing the huge boulders lying on the seabed […]

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News from Gozo – Caldwell and Trotter find a line

The latest from Gozo, courtesy of a phone call this morning with Xavier Hancock of the GCA is that Tommy Caldwell and Sonnie Trotter have now identified a line to “besiege” on Gozo’s southern cliffs, just as they’d hoped to do. They’re based at an apartment in Xlendi, which is ideal […]

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Sonnie Trotter and Tommy Caldwell in Malta

I was walking along the cliffs in Gozo with Stevie Haston and Mark McGowan on the 30th March checking out possible new routes, as one does,  when I received an email on my Blackberry saying that a message had come in on the MCC website.  It was from Sonnie Trotter […]

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