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.
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