Join along for Central Oregon’s premier bouldering competition! This year’s Bash is super special as it will be hosted in conjunction with USA Climbing Open Bouldering Nationals. Competitors will receive a bunch of great swag from Bend Rock Gym – shoe vouchers, free memberships, apparel and more. Finalists will win some awesome bouldering gear from Metolius Climbing and a chance at the $5,000 Cash Purse! Bend Boulder Bash is a great competition for climbers of all backgrounds. This year, they will be adding a Masters category for female and male climbers 45 years and up. The top three male and female competitors in category will win a bunch of great gear and perks from Bend Rock Gym. Competitors will also receive free food and beverages from one of Bend’s best local breweries, Silver Moon. Bend Boulder Bash is also a great event for spectators! Grab a beer or kombucha, buy some raffle tickets to support Bend Endurance Academy (Bend’s Climbing Team) and watch some amazing climbing! It will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Bend Rock Gym: 1182 SE. Centennial Ct. in Bend. Go to www.visitbend.com.