Rock climbing is a sports whereby participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or even artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route. Rock climbing is dangerous, and you have to be extra careful. Most climbing accidents and fatalities are preventable and most can be directly attributed to human error. Therefore it is of utmost importance for your safety to thoroughly check your equipment and always go accompanied. Malta is a paradise for people who like rock climbing. The weather is great but there are also 1300 several hot spots where you can perfectly perform this sport. There are many different types of cliffs, heights and levels of difficulty. Therefore, anyone, beginner or advanced can go rock climbing in Malta. There are tens of different organizations where you can rock climb. Choose who you like the best and remember don’t go alone, without professional guidance.
Malta Rock Climbing Club
The Malta Rock Climbing Club has been established for a number of years with its members being the most passionate and hard-core climbers around. The club is responsible for some of Malta’s major climbing projects. At the club they train and mentor new enthusiasts to this sport, establish policies, carry out maintenance of pathways, cleanliness, installation of bolts and other safety equipment. They also maintain a database of the rock climbs places around the Maltese islands.
Location: Media Consulta House, 150 Psaila Street, Birkirkara BKR 9077, Malta.
E-mail address: [email protected]
Telephone numbers: Phone: (+356)99470377 or (+356)21226100
Go Climb Malta
Location: 66 Triq Is Saijjied, Bugibba, San Pawl IL Bahar, Malta.
E-mail address: http://www.goclimbmalta.co/index/ (contact form)
Telephone numbers: Phone: (+356) 21571523 or (+356) 79392779
If you would like to try rock climbing or looking to organize a rock climbing activity then you definitely have to contact McAdventure. This will be a short session, designed for people to join a group on fixed days to try rock climbing for the first time. Their experienced guides will make sure that you are safe at all times. All safety equipment will be provided which include rock climbing shoes. You will visit amazing locations, and all you need to wear is closed shoes, gym type clothing and water.
Location: Media Consulta House, 150 Salvu Psaila Street Birkirkara
Tel: +356 22 060 106 (office)
Email: [email protected]
If you are in Gozo and would like to go rock climbing, then you have to contact Gozo Adventures. Gozo Adventures has been founded in 2003 and is one of Gozo’s leading outdoor activity specialist. The team at Gozo Adventures, has kayaked, hiked, climbed and dived every part of the island for their own enjoyment and have now set up shop in Gozo. Therefore if you are looking for rock climbing sessions, their experienced guides will take you to the best locations.
Location: Alley No 2, 35 Saint Mary Street, Victoria Gozo
Tel: +356 99 99 4592
Email: [email protected]