Ix-Xaqqa

Climbs 60 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 102m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
A set of slabs extending from a roadside gully to long rambling routes above the sea

[Location approximate - UKC Ed]

Access notes
No Entry signs at the head of the gully are misleading. The signs refer to the fields to the left (looking out) and there are no access problems. One can abseil into the gully or approach from the steps at the head of the gully.

Guidebooks
Sport Climbing in Malta & Gozo (2013),
Out of print: Malta Rock Climbing: the Comprehensive Guide (2007), Malta New Climbs (1986), Rock-Climbing in Malta (1970)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Low Level TraverseHVS 5a *3
2Low Level Traverse - Xaqqa Sea CliffsHVS 5a *2
3Xaqqa Island TraverseHVS 5a 2
4Klin Selvagg5a **5
5PastizziE1 5a **6
6Great Face ClimbHVD 4a *2
7Piton RouteVS 4c 3
8Breezy RibMVS 4b **5
9Via SinistraS 4b ***14
10PushbikeVS 4c **1
11Via DirettissimaHVS 5a ***8
12MotorpsychoE3 5c ***18
13Totally PsychoE4 6b **2
14Via Francese5c **11
15Via Destra5c **8
16Via Destra - VariationVS 4c 5
17Chimney ButtressVS 4b 1
18The ThreadS 4b **4
19Moody BluesMVS 4c **3
20Short Slab 5VS 4c ***4
21Route of all EvilE3 6a **4
22Short Slab FourHS 4b 8
23No Bottle for TimmyE1 5b *1
24Island GamesHVS 5a **1
25The ProblemE2 5b ***2
26Short Slab ThreeS 4b 9
27BoomerangVS 4b **5
28Just Short SlabHVS 4c ***3
29Stepping Stone5b 9
30Sort Slab TwoVD 2
31Hello FrenchieS 4b *3
32The Loneliness of the Long Distance RunnerE1 5b *1
33Quarry DynamiteVS 4c **1
34Beavis and ButtheadS 4b 2
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