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Climber survives massive Glencoe fall

Bidean nam Bian, Glencoe

Cliffs of Stob Coire an Lochain

A climber survived with only minor minor injuries after falling 700ft (213m) in Glencoe. The accident happened after a cornice collapsed near Stob Coire nan Lochan on Bidean nam Bian yesterday (Sunday 1 March) afternoon.

Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team and an RAF helicopter helped to locate and airlift the man to hospital in Fort William.

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