Highlands & Islands

Climber 'stable' after Cairngorms mountain fall

A climber has sustained head injuries in a fall near Angels Peak in the Cairngorm mountains.

The 32-year-old man is believed to have fallen shortly before the alarm was raised at 15:50 on Tuesday.

Mountain rescue teams were called out, assisted by a helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth.

He was airlifted from the mountain at about 16:55 and flown to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. His condition has been described as "stable".

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