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Map of the rock climbing areas in Gozo

Map of the rock climbing areas in Gozo
The above information has been extracted from two guidebooks, which are Malta Rock Climbing (now sadly out of print), and Sport Climbing in Malta & Gozo, which covers over 500 fully bolted routes. Buy this guidebook from our shop.

List of Rock Climbing Areas in Gozo

No Crag Total number of routes Trad Climbing Sports Climbing Bouldering Deep water soloing Single or multi-pitch
1 Mgarr ix-Xini 137 Yes Yes Yes Yes Single
2 Ta' Cenc 5 Yes No No No Multi
3 Xlendi & ic-Cnus Slabs 13 Yes No No Yes Single
4 Wied ix-Xlendi 27 N/N Yes No No Single
5 Ic-Cnus Slabs & Ghadira 38 N/N Yes No No Single
6 Dwejra & Wardija Point 71 Yes Little No Yes Both
7 Ghajn Abdul 34 Yes Yes Yes No Single
8 The Underworld & San Dimitri 19 N/N Yes No No Single
9 Harq il-Hamiem 1 N/N Yes No No Single
10 Wied il-Mielah 53 N/N Yes No No Single
11 Forna Point 6 N/N Yes No No Single
12 North East Gozo 36 Yes Yes Yes No Single
  Comino 11 Yes No No Yes Single

Rock Climbing on Gozo

Tale of Two Budgies, E2 5b, on Tower of Power in North East GozoBoth Mgarr ix-Xini and Ghajn Abdul crags have dedicated sports climbing areas, though there are other sport routes can be found on other crags as indicated above. The decision to bolt is decided upon a route-by-route basis.

The photograph shows Roland Sultana leading Tale of Two Budgies, E2 5b, on Tower of Power in North East Gozo. This photograph by Matthew Mirabelli, appears in the Malta Rock Climbing Guidebook.

Malta itself also has a number of crags, click here for more information. To find out when is the best time to visit Malta and how to get to there, go to our logistics page.

If you are looking for a personnel guide or need to hire a climbing partner in Malta, then click here.