Save the Date

A quick post to notify the membership that we shall be holding the annual general meeting on Mon 26 June 2017, 6-8pm. Agenda and venue will be communicated in due course. The AGM is a very important event for the continued functioning of the club, and is the place where the committee communicates what the…

Warning: Nails at Monolith

A few days ago I was approached by the farmer who works the fields in front of the popular Monolith Buttress climbing spot.  He drew my attention to a number of rusty nails he’d noticed that were scattered on the ground. These seemed to be the remains of wood pallet fires, and clearly pose a danger to climbers (especially…

Brand new Club T-Shirts

We’re pleased to announce a new batch of themed Malta Climbing Club shirts are available for purchase. At the princely sum of €15.00, each shirt sold will fund a brand new Titanium bolt glued into the rock on a route in Malta or Gozo. The shirts feature a nautical theme developed by Aaron Attard, Inigo…

MTA Rebolting Project – Mellieħa Cave

The club bolting team recently visited Il-Latnija in Mellieħa to carry out some much needed repair work as part of the MTA Titanium rebolting project. Il-Latnija, or Mellieħa Cave (sometimes just THE Cave), is a sinkhole on the North West end of the island that features some of the hardest climbs on the island. The team carried…

BMC International Trad Climbing Summer Meet 2017

The British Mountaineering Council is organising its popular bi-annual international summer climbing meet in Cornwall between 13-20 May 2017. 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. It’s a great event which brings together climbers from all over the world with…

Basic First Aid Course

[Update 8-Feb-2017: Please note that booking through the MCC is now closed; for the few remaining places, please book through Red Cross for course code 170304A.] Have you ever been in a situation when someone near you has got hurt and you weren’t sure what to do?  Knowing what action to take can sometimes make…