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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Kyra Condie competes in the qualifying round of the 2018 Bouldering Open National Championship at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018.

Kyra Condie competes in the qualifying round of the 2018 Bouldering Open National Championship at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Friday. The top climbers from around the country, 16 years of age and older, are competing for the national title and a piece of the $10,000 prize purse. Last year, more than 184 competitors made their way to the Salt Lake event. The semifinal round begins Saturday at 9 a.m. and the finals at 5:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $15 for the semifinals and $20 for the finals, can be purchased at the Salt Palace. Then on Feb. 10 and 11, 501 of the most talented youth competitors from around of the country will compete in USA Climbing's Bouldering Youth National Championship. For more information, log on to usaclimbing.org.

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