The next day, two young mountaineers were praised as “heroes” for carrying a hypothermic walker to safety from Ben Macdui – Scotland’s second highest peak.
“Lochaber Police are liaising with the man’s next of kin and a report is being prepared for the procurator fiscal.
A man has died in a fall on one of the UK’s biggest mountains.
Before that, a couple and their dog were rescued after spending the night in a bivvy bag in the Cairngorms when the weather closed in on their New Year’s Day walk.
Mr Roberts said: “What’s really important about when people plan their day is the information that they put into the planning.
On Wednesday, two people were airlifted from Ben Nevis after one of them injured an ankle.