Warning about parking at Wied Babu!

Dear friends, as many of you know, people parking at the usual place (on the pavement across the road from the metal steps) for Wied Babu have recently been receiving fines for parking there. The MCC and the MRCC have got together to try and establish whether these fines are justified or not. We have…

Bolt maintenance work at Mgarr Ix-Xini

Some essential maintenance work was done at Mgarr ix-Xini valley on Sunday focusing on the sectors around Dream Walls which needed attention in particular, based on feedback from various climbers trying the routes. The first job however was to clear the litter which had been deposited underneath the carob tree in the centre of the valley…

Top British sports climber Natalie Berry visits Malta and Gozo

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting up with Natalie Berry, one of Britain’s top  female sports climbers. She had decided to take a week long break in Malta prior to traveling to Munich to report on the bouldering world championships being held there.  Why Malta?  She’d read about recent developments…

The annual Barbarossa climbers' and friends boat trip is back!

Big boat, lots of climbers and friends, food and drink (you have to bring your own but there’s usually a bar on board too) and cruising round Comino with a couple of stops for DWS…what more do I need to say? Those who joined us on our two trips last year know what I’m talking…