Body of missing skier found

The body of an experienced skier who went missing after being caught up in a major avalanche in the Scottish Highlands has been found, according to Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team.

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Search under way for skier after avalanche

A search is under way for an experienced off-piste skier believed to have been caught up in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands.

Around 30 people are involved in the search operation in an "off-piste" skiing area in the Etive Glades, the Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team said.

File photograph of a mountain near Glencoe Mountain Resort. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

The team also includes police, a helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth and the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team.

Glencoe Mountain Resort said the missing person was "an experienced off-piste skier" who was caught in an avalanche this afternoon.

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