Climber dies after fall near Ben Nevis

Aonach Mor
Aonach Mor

A climber has died after falling while climbing on a mountain near Ben Nevis yesterday .

Kieran Shaw had been climbing with another man when the incident happened near the Easy Gully on Aonach Mor in Lochaber at around 3.30pm.

Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team and Coastguard helicopter Rescue 951 were called to the scene.

The 21-year-old from Helensburgh, Argyll, was flown to the Belford Hospital in Fort William, where he received medical treatment, but died as a result of his injuries.

A police spokesman said: “There are no suspicious circumstances and, as with all sudden deaths, a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”