Sir Chris Bonington to auction Olympic torch

Sir Chris Bonington and family - with the Olympic Torch - on the summit of Snowdon. Credit: Community Action Nepal

The Olympic torch that was carried by the famous Cumbrian mountaineer, Sir Chris Bonington, is about to be auctioned for charity. Sir Chris took the torch to the summit of Snowdon in May.

Describing the day, he said;

He wants to raise money for Community Action Nepal, a charity founded by fellow mountaineer, Doug Scott.

Sir Chris says he's delighted to be involved;