Liz Schaefermeier, 18, a freshman at James Madison University, climbs on the rock wall inside UREC, the university’s recreation center, on Monday. While the UREC facility is only open to students, a group of enthusiasts is leading an effort to build an indoor climbing wall for public use in the city. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Dan Dechiara, 21, a senior at James Madison University, climbs the rock wall inside the university’s recreation center on Monday. A bouldering group plans to meet at Clementine Cafe to discuss the prospects of forming a climbing cooperative.