by Hilary Oliver
Belay? Gri-Gri? If that sounds like a foreign language to you, you’re just like most people who feel intimidated walking into a climbing gym for the first time. Full of people who seem like they were born pulling down on climbing holds, the gym can seem a little scary at first. But it can be incredible fun—and a great place to meet new people, enjoy a fun workout and gain climbing partners. Here are a few things to know that will make your first trip to the climbing gym more fun, and less...