Rock-Climbing in Malta

Author John D. Graham
Published Royal Naval Mountaineering Club (1970)

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable


A key publication that built on the R.G. Higgins manuscript of 1953 that was never actually published. A supplement to bring it up to date was published in 1986 by Roger Brookes and Simon Alden. There are currently 2 main Malta guidebooks that contain recent route information. The latest is "Sport Climbing in Malta & Gozo" co-authored by Stevie Haston featuring over 500 sports routes, many of them recently established while "Malta Rock Climbing - The comprehensive guide" is a few years old and focuses mostly on trad routes. The Sport Climbing guide can be purchased on the authors' own website: whereas the trad guide can be purchased from

Crags covered by this Guide
East Side crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Wied Babu - East Side68Limestone?
Gozo crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Inland Sea - Tunnel Area6LimestoneSE
North crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Fomm ir-Rih Bay2LimestoneN
Victoria Lines200Limestone?
Wied Il-Ghasel13Limestone?
Pillar-Box Cave crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Thaiwand Wall6LimestoneS
South crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Garden of Eden11LimestoneS
South West crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Conitnuation Wall20LimestoneSW
Continuation Wall1LimestoneS
Ghar Lapsi49LimestoneS
West Side crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Wied Babu - West Side25LimestoneSE