Trip Report: BMC International Summer Climbing Meet 2019

Club members Eveline Foubert and Steve Montebello gave us a write up about their trip to North Wales earlier this year, where they attended the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) biannual Summer Climbing Meet. — It all started when Simon, the president of the MCC posted about the BMC trad meet in North Wales. Immediately I…

Limited Edition Club T-Shirts – 2019 edition

Earlier this year the club reached out to its members to help come up with a new design for our limited edition club t-shirts. We received a handful of great entries, and our selection committee had quite a task to choose the winning design.  In the interest of transparency the selection process was tasked to…

MCC Presentation on Access and Conservation Issues

This weekend the MCC were given the opportunity to deliver a presentation to the Access and Conservation commission of the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) focusing specifically on Access and Conservation issues experienced by climbers in Malta.  The UIAA just concluded a series of meetings in Malta as part of the UIAA Spring Meeting sessions which…

BMC International Trad Climbing Summer Meet 2019

The British Mountaineering Council is organising its popular bi-annual international summer climbing meet in Llanberis Pass, North Wales, between the 12th and 19th May 2019. The meeting is open to experienced trad climbers and involves climbing daily (weather permitting) under the watchful eye of a local guide/partner. It’s a great event which brings together climbers from all…

Wied Anġlu – back to the future

Wied Anġlu is a small valley nestled between the towns of Ħal-Għargħur and Birguma on the Victoria Lines. The idyllic location, amidst fortifications, limestone cliffs and blackberry bushes offers a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the main roads just a few hundred meters away. Wied Anġlu was developed as a climbing destination…

Wied Babu Clean Up

Information about the MCC’s National Clean Up event in collaboration with UIAA’s Respect the Mountains and Let’s Do it, Malta!