Hard sends at Għar Lapsi

The new year came in with a spell of bright sunshine and unseasonable high temperatures accompanied by strong winds – just the ticket for winter climbing. Not many climbing destinations can boast of having climbers basking in the sun in short sleeves in January. The spell of good weather brought the send train into town with…

New routes – Magħlaq Cave

Għar il-Magħlaq is another fine addition to the string of climbing caves that line the cliffs between Għar Lapsi and Ħaġar Qim temples on the South West coast of Malta. This cave has been climbed in since the 1940s, however in recent years it was seldom visited. The local climbing community has well and truly…

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…

New Crag – FEARLESS WALL

The Malta Climbing Club is pleased to announce the development of a new climbing area in the South of Malta which adds another ten sport routes to the cliffs between Thaiwand Walls and Għar il-Munqar (Spooky Cave). This new climbing area has been baptised as FEARLESS WALL by its main developer James Herrera, but it’s…