A PROFESSIONAL mountaineer who died in Snowdonia had suffered multiple injuries on a peak, the opening of an inquest heard today (June 29).

Thomas Furey, 30, of Bwlchgwyn, Wrexham, was airlifted to hospital at Bangor on June 11.

Acting north west Wales senior coroner, Katie Sutherland, at Caernarfon, said he had been scrambling and found at the foot of Cneifion Arete in the Ogwen Valley.


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The inquest was adjourned.

Mr Furey was a mountaineering instructor, known to rescuers, and was due to get married soon.

It’s thought he died after falling at least 150 feet.