Welcome to the official site of the
Malta Rock Climbing Club (MRCC)
The MRCC is Malta’s longest established climbing club, its members being some of the islands’ most passionate and committed hard-core climbers. The club regularly organises events and initiatives, and is responsible for some of the islands’ major climbing projects.
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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 […]
Another two top climbers visit Malta and Gozo
Matt Segal and Kinlock Mason Earle, two top U.S. climbers, visited Malta and Gozo together with leading photographer Andrew Burr. They made a great team of three, Matt and Mason doing all the hard climbing while Andrew negotiated himself into the most incredible vantage points to be able to get that perfect perspective on what […]
More and more new routes!
The result is new routes and improved existing routes, for the enjoyment of the whole climbing community 🙂At Cat’s Arches, there are now two new routes, one a 6c and another a 6b, both quite nice and long, about 25 meters. They are shown in the attached new topo, respectively as route no. 2 “The […]
New Bolted Route
Last Sunday Andrew Warrington and I bolted a new line in Cobra Cave, Right Wall. It has not been lead-climbed yet (as far as we know, but please feel free to go and climb it!) but we think it’s around 6b or 6b+, to be confirmed. We used indestructible titanium for both the bolts and […]
Not So Trad Southern LGBT Climbers in Malta!
Not only did they enjoy a great week of climbing both trad and sport routes around the islands (with a little sea level traversing thrown in for good measure), on their last night they had a whip around and left a generous donation towards the MRCC Bolting Project. This money will be used to pay […]