A 66-year-old climber has died after falling at Càrn Mòr Dearg, Scotland’s ninth-highest mountain peak.
Emergency crews were called to the peak, which sits a short distance away from Ben Nevis in Fort William, at around 12.30pm on Sunday.
A 66-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances, and his next of kin have been informed.
Càrn Mòr Dearg is 1,220 metre high and is linked to Ben Nevis via the Càrn Mòr Dearg Arête.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers received a report of a man having fallen at Carn Mor Dearg near Fort William around 12.30pm on Sunday, August 27.
“Emergency services attended, and a 66-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and next of kin have been informed.
“A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”
Lochaber MRT declined to comment.