Motorpsycho*** E3 5c
[Motorcycle Slab, Ix-Xaqqa Gully, Malta, 3 kb]45m. The delightfully smooth face up faint tramlines and a diagonal seam. Line indicated & ruined by 3 bolts, worth ignoring as it's E2 5b (decent RPs) even without them. Finish up the endless and pleasant slab past more bolts next to good gear cracks.
Andy Lewandowski

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Photo: Motorcycle Slab, Ix-Xaqqa Gully, Malta © Simon Alden
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This climb is in 18 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Pete_Hamlin - Lead - 22/Dec/14

Hidden - Lead - 19/Dec/14

TR clean then lead. BEAUTIFUL :)
Caitlin - Lead RP - 19/Dec/14 with Princess

AdamSale - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/14

AdamSale - TR O/S - 16/Nov/14

Excellent climb
Rob Evans - Lead O/S - Mar/14

Hidden - TR - 30/Dec/13

rgd1977 - TR O/S - 11/Oct/13

I'll throw it out there, quite possibly one of the best pieces of natural slab climbing in... the... world...?? A unique geological structure, although limestone, the face is almost marble/porcelain like and the first 12(ish) meters is where all the action is, but it is packed. It gets hard immediately after stepping off the ground and is gripping until you get to the first proper hold, about 12(ish) meters up. Yes, no longer trad, but still a little gem. Fair dues if you've done it the Trad way, reckon you may as well have solo'ed it... One of my all-time fav's.
Saurus - Lead O/S - Nov/12 with Barfani Chita

kylebonnici - Lead rpt - Dec/11

Hidden - 2nd - May/11

earl.vella - Lead RP - 2011

Originally a challenging route due to the very poor protection (small wires) in the crux first section, this route has been marred by the placement of three (yes three!) bolts providing bombproof security. First bolt is hard to clip though but a small wire can be placed in the base of the crack to protect the hard move up the first bolt.
Simon Alden - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/10 with Neil McEoigheann

Hidden - TR - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jan/10

Twisty - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08 with Rayan Sammut

Unfortunately the trad grade is no longer valid as it's been bolted. Even if you don't clip the bolts, can you really award yourself the trad grade? I don't think so
cem - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/08 with Ian Frith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/00

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