Earth Day 2018 – Cleanup at Top of the World

It’s Earth Day this Sunday, and to celebrate this, the club is participating in the national cleanup effort. Once again, we’re headed to “Top of the World” outside Għargħur. If you want to take part and make Malta a cleaner place, show up on 22 April, 09:00-13:00. Along with your enthusiasm, remember to bring a hat…

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…

Reminder: National Cleanup Day 2017

A quick reminder about the National Cleanup Day event coming up this weekend. This year the MCC will be helping out at “Top of the World” outside Għargħur. Climbers will more likely know this as the location of Ċikka Buttress, where we held a couple of our weekly meets earlier this summer. If you want…

Let’s Do It! 2017 – Cleanup at Top of the World

One of the great things about climbing is that it takes us away from the crowds, traffic, people, the hectic and noisy urban environment. There’s nothing like climbing a route with a buddy with nothing around but unspoilt natural beauty. Sea cliffs, valleys, heaving waves, lots of air and exposure all around us. A wonderful…

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…