Highlands & Islands

Climber dies after falling in the Cairngorms

Coire an Lochain Image copyright Richard Webb

A climber has died after falling in the Cairngorms.

The emergency services were called to assist an injured man on Coire an Lochain at about 10:20.

He was taken by coastguard helicopter to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness but died a short time later.

Police have said no further details about the man will be released until relatives are informed.