French tourist died after slipping on Snowdonia peak
A French tourist who died while climbing in Snowdonia in bad weather probably slipped and hit his head, an inquest heard.
Mathieu Pierre Jacques Dantigny, 30, was found dead on 4 October 2017 on Cader Idris, near Dolgellau.
Mr Dantigny, an IT worker, was reported missing after he failed to return to his hotel and a major search was launched.
Coroner Dewi Jones recorded a verdict of accidental death.
He suffered a severe head injury after slipping, the Caernarfon inquest heard.
Graham O’Hanlon, of the Aberdyfi search team, told the inquest that Mr Dantigny was lightly-dressed and may have lost his footing and fallen.