Climber dies falling from Scottish mountain path amid Storm Dennis

A man has died after falling from a mountain path as extreme weather swept across the country.

The 42-year-old fell while climbing Stob Ban, near Fort William.

A search party was sent out yesterday after reports of a man in trouble in the area.

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The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was recovered by the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team.

Inspector Isla Campbell, of Fort William Police Station, said: "Our thoughts are with the man's family and friends at this time.

"I would also take the opportunity to thank our partner agencies for their assistance."

The 42-year-old fell while climbing Stob Ban near Fort William picture: JPI Media