The area of the Scottish Highlands where the avalanche took place has seen several recent accidents:
- Earlier this week, a 31-year-old man was found dead in the Jacob's Ladder area. Five other members of the group he was with were rescued by helicopter.
- Earlier this month, three men survived falling 150 metres in an avalanche in the Coire an t-Sneachda area.
- In January, four people were killed in an avalanche in Glencoe.
More top news
Terry Butcher said his son's life had been "tragically cut short" and described him as a "dedicated captain in the British Army".
Through the morning an area of rain will steadily track northeastwards across central England.
An outdoor nursery where children are only allowed to play with toys they have made themselves has been named Britain's Best Nursery.