Will Bosi, 25, recently made the second ascent of Return of the Sleepwalker V17 at Red Rocks after 12 sessions for his third V17 boulder. Bosi, a climber from Edinburgh, Scotland, started as a competition climber and progressed through national and European youth comps with podium finishes. He is now one of the world's top climbers.

By the Numbers
  • Bosi made the second ascent of Return of the Sleepwalker V17 after 12 sessions.
  • In 2020, he became the second British climber to climb 5.15b with his repeat of La Capella.
State of Play
  • Bosi has progressed from national and European youth competitions to become one of the world's top climbers.
  • He recently climbed three V17 boulders: Alphane in Chironico, Nalle Hukkataival’s Burden of Dreams in Lappnor, and Return of the Sleepwalker at Red Rocks.
What's Next

Bosi's climbing prowess is expected to make him a prominent figure in the global climbing scene, with possible attempts at more challenging routes and further solidifying his position as a top climber.

Bottom Line

Will Bosi's rapid progression from competition climbing to conquering some of the world's toughest boulders is a testament to his exceptional skill and determination, positioning him as a prominent figure in the climbing world.