MCC to host 2023 UIAA General Assembly!

The Malta Climbing Club (MCC) is pleased to announce that during a vote taken at the end of this year’s UIAA General Assembly (GA) held online on the 24th October 2020, Malta was approved as the host country for the 2023 General Assembly. The GA will be hosted by the Malta Climbing Club who are…

When training pays off

Club PRO Stephen Farrugia caught up with Sean Cassar; who earlier this year became the 7th Maltese climber to climb routes harder than 8a, to find out his secret to success (in climbing and beyond). MCC: You’ve been climbing since around 2011, more or less when I started, but in the last year or so…

Building Route Rapport: A Non-Onsighter’s Perspective

Quite early on in my climbing life, it became apparent that I had a strong prejudice in favour of overhanging routes. Several other climbers have expressed surprise whenever I shared this, assuming that most women climbers prefer to go for vertical or slabby routes that allowed them to exercise their ‘ballerina’ skills, as opposed to…

Charlie hits the 8th grade

The MCC catches up with Charlie Ylaya to find out about his recent send of Down in a Hole (8a) at il-Latnija, Mellieħa