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

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Low Level TraverseHVS 5a *
2Low Level Traverse - Xaqqa Sea CliffsHVS 5a *
3Xaqqa Island TraverseHVS 5a
4PastizziE1 5a **
5Great Face ClimbHVD 4a *
6Piton RouteVS 4c
7Breezy RibMVS 4b **
8Via SinistraS 4b ***
9Via DirettissimaHVS 5a ***
10MotorpsychoE3 5c ***
11Totally PsychoE4 6b **
12Via Destra5c **
13Via FranceseHVS 5a ***
14Chimney ButtressVS 4b
15The ThreadS 4b **
16Moody BluesMVS 4c **
17Short Slab 5VS 4c ***
18Route of all EvilE3 6a **
19Short Slab FourHS 4b
20No Bottle for TimmyE1 5b *
21Island GamesHVS 5a **
22The ProblemE2 5b ***
23Short Slab ThreeS 4b
24Stepping StoneHVS 4c ***
25BoomerangVS 4b **
26Just Short SlabHVS 4c ***
27Sort Slab TwoVD
28Hello FrenchieS 4b *
29The Loneliness of the Long Distance RunnerE1 5b *
30PushbikeVS 4c **
31Quarry Dynamite *VS 4c **
32Beavis and Butthead *S 4b
33Via Destra - Variation *VS 4c
34Stepping Stone (Sport) *1
35Stepping Stone(Sport) *5b
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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These details were last updated on 29/Nov/2013

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