Some students at Westminster College said Bishop’s Wall, located in the Health, Wellness and Athletics Center, can be an intimidating place to begin climbing.
Newcomers said the wall is often full of better climbers and groups of people who already know each other. And when people aren't climbing, they’re situated on one bench facing the wall — watching whoever is climbing at the time.
“My biggest fear with trying climbing is that I won’t be good enough,” said Maddy Dobkin, a senior public health major. “I’m always worried that there will be a pro there and I’ll feel insecure about starting.”Read More