Category: New Climbs
Quarry steps gets new lines and new Corona wall crag!
Hi Guys, So while Mark and I have been busy developing a new multi-pitch at Xaqqa (almost there, but not quite), Nicola, Mark, Carolina, Marko and I have also been busy during COVID developing new lines – both trad and sport – on Quarry Steps crag at Għar Lapsi (vide Malta Rock Climbing – the […]
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! […]
And the Trump-ing does not stop there!
Wrong! Some brave merry men went to Crux Cave and, through some daredevil trad climbing on rotten rock and some absolutely preposterous top-rope swings, found a very cool new line, shown in the picture here below. Not bolted yet, but already named, if my merry mates agree: “Trump-ing chaos” 🙂
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 […]