Family tribute to mountaineer

The family of a man who was left paralysed after diving into the river dee to save a friends life will walk up snowdon to scatter his ashes.

44 year old Mark Boniface from Chester died from an infection in May. He was paralysed from the neck down when he leaped into rapids near Llangollen believing a friend was in trouble.

The former mountaineer had planned to climb snowdon in an all-terrain wheelchair to raise money for two spinal injuries charities - Aspire and the Spinal Injuries Association. 

His family and friends will trek up Snowdon for a memorial. 

You can donate to the charities here: 

Mark Boniface Snowdon walk

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