Membership renewal 2023

It’s that time of year again, when the shorter days mean that climbing is largely left for the weekend (for most people). With the holidays coming up, it’s also a good time to catch up on those things that we keep postponing, but still have to be done at some point. This year the MCC…

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…

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…

URGENT NEWS RE ACCESS TO THAIWAND AND GARDEN OF EDEN CRAGS!

Until recently, any climbers frequenting either the Garden of Eden crags, Thaiwand or Continuation  Wall would park at the Garden of Eden wedding venue parking area and walk down the road for a few minutes and clamber over the broken wall at the end of the road to join the footpath which leads to the…