Ben Nevis: mountain festival award named after guide who died on UK's highest peak

The Fort William Mountain Festival has set up an award in memory of a widely respected climber and guide who died in an accident on Ben Nevis.

Rob Brown, 33, ran a guiding business from Fort William, died in a fall in Zero Gully in August.

He was described as an experienced, calm and confident climber who did not take risks.

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The festival has now set up the new Golden Axe Award film-making competition to honour his memory.

Widely respected: mountain guide Rob Brown fell to his death on Ben Nevis (Pic: Andy Croy)

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