Sir Chris Bonington carried the Olympic Torch to the summit of Mount Snowdon on the 11th day of the relay ahead of London 2012.

However mountaineer Sir Chris, 77, only carried the Olympic torch a short distance to the summit today, since the flame travelled the rest of the journey up Wales' highest mountain via train.

The flame travelled in a miner's lantern on the Snowdon Mountain Railway before it was carried up to the top and lit 1,085 metres above sea level.

Enjoy the gallery of the latest day in the Torch relay...

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  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    A view of Lliwedd Mountain from the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was later given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    The Snowdon Mountain Railway carries Sir Chris Bonington and the Olympic torch to the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch on the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch on Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch on Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch on the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch on Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch on the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    The sun tries to break through cloud as Sir Chris Bonington poses with the Olympic torch on the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch as he approaches the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

  • The Olympic Flame Continues Its Journey Around The UK

    Sir Chris Bonington holds the Olympic torch on the summit of Mount Snowdon on May 29, 2012 in Llanberis, United Kingdom. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, aged 77, was given the honour of carrying the torch to the summit of Wales's highest mountain, the place his climbing career began 61 years ago. The Olympic Flame is now on day 11 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)