Man dies on Beinn Dearg climb

A MAN has died after collapsing on a mountain on the popular four Munros circuit in the Highlands, police said.

Beinn Dearg. Picture: Public Domain

Emergency services were called to Beinn Dearg at about 1.45pm yesterday after reports that a man had collapsed.

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Police, Dundonnell Mountain Rescue and a Coastguard helicopter attended. Attempts were made to revive the victim but he died.

Police said no further details of the man would be released until his next of kin have been informed.

Beinn Dearg is the highest peak on the four Munros.