Highlands & Islands

Climber killed in west Highlands mountain fall

Cluanie Inn and Sgùrr an Fhuarail - pic by Trevor Rickard
Image caption The dead man is believed to have been climbing in hills above the Cluanie Inn

A man has been killed in a fall on hills in the west Highlands, above the Cluanie Inn in Glen Shiel.

Kintail Mountain Rescue Team, SARDA search dogs, police and a helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth were called to area after reports of the accident at about 17:30 on Saturday.

When they found the man he had died of his injuries.

No details of the man's identity have been released but his next of kin have been informed.

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