Nuntio vobis, magnum gaudium, new routes!
From left to right, there is “Cat Thief” (6c+?), “Rock Salt” (6a+?), “Cat Burglar” (6c? Was given nearer 7a when trad) and finally “L-Aqwa Klajm” (6b?). The question marks in the grades are normal, until they receive more ascents. “Rock Salt” converges in the last moves and anchor into an existing bolted route, “Call Out […]
More New Routing Activity by the MRCC
The MRCC has been active in installing more new routes for everyone to enjoy, the latest additions being one new route at Rdum Rxawn in Mistra and two and a half new lines at Babu West. The first route is a parting gift from The Three Wise Men. Before leaving the island they wanted very […]
New route in Crucifix Cave!
It’s a new line, quite long and very overhanging, smack in the middle of Crucifix Cave. We tried to weave the line through the best portions of rock, but the route is new and the rock fractured in spots, so please wear helmets if you try it and also if you belay someone on it! […]
Learning to Fly Cave Bolting
Peter, Marek and I headed out to Learning to Fly Cave with drills and grinder. In a 3 hour session we managed to bolt one new line and rebolt an old (but gorgeous) one! The new line is a short, sharp route left of the trad route Flypie E3 5c which is on the outside […]
We Don’t Stop Bolting and Rebolting (when necessary)!
The MRCC, together with the MCC, is working hard on the rebolting of Maltese and Gozitan sport routes with titanium bolts. These bolts are provided by a grant from the MTA, but the hard work (and I can tell you it IS hard work!!) is provided voluntarily by the members of the two clubs 🙂Check […]
New Bolting Stuff
A batch of new Raumer 316 marine steel bolts and lower-offs for installation by the MRCC Bolting Team and enjoyment by everyone! Thanks to all those who came to our Club Climbing Sessions – your contributions helped make this possible, and to www.mcadventure.com.mt that funded the difference between donations and invoice 🙂 thanks also to […]