Highlands & Islands

Ice climber seriously injured in fall on Aonach Mor

An ice climber has been seriously injured in a 196ft (60m) fall from the east face of Aonach Mor in Lochaber.

Lochaber Mountain Rescue and a search and rescue helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth went to his aid.

Police Scotland said emergency services were alerted to the incident at 15:35 on Saturday.

The man, who is in his 30s, was airlifted to Belford Hospital in Fort William before being transferred to Southern General in Glasgow.

Police said he was in a critical but stable condition.

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