Incident at Mgarr iX-Xini 30/08/2020

No doubt, most members of the climbing community were horrified to read or hear that on Sunday, two climbers were seriously injured in a climbing-related accident. I have to admit when reading the first report about the incident in the Times of Malta that my reaction was to think that it was yet again, a…

Incident Reporting

“But climbing isn’t safe!” How many times have we, as climbers, heard someone pass that comment about the sport we love so much? All climbers know that the reality is very different from public perception of the level of danger associated with our sport. Our sport is relatively safe. It is potentially dangerous if we…