Published: 7:30AM GMT twenty-five February 2010CLimbers fell 1500 feet Photo: TOM KIDD
The men fell 1500 feet prior to being recovered by a Mountain Rescue organisation from the Buchaille Etive Mor area of Glencoe in the Highlands.
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"It was snowstorm conditions and prominence was probably nil," pronounced Glencoe Mountain Rescue personality John Grieve. "It was unfit to make use of a helicopter.
"We found the dual men at about 500 metres up in a gully. They had depressed a little 1500 feet and they were not buried.
"They had been rock rock climbing a high precipice face when a small avalanche knocked them off their feet. They would not have survived the fall."
The avalanche jeopardy in tools of Glencoe was "high" and the military had warned climbers to check the ultimate avalanche report use reports.
The warning was lifted by a guide from a rock rock climbing celebration who witnessed the fall. The organisation was means to assistance a third traveller who had been with the men to safety.
The Glencoe avalanche was the second avalanche to occur in Scotland on Wednesday.
A man was additionally harmed at Cic Hut on the north face of Ben Nevis after descending multiform hundred feet from an ice climb.
Rescue teams, together with a helicopter, were sent to the area.
He was airlifted to Belford Hospital in Fort William with critical injuries and is approaching to be eliminated to the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow for serve treatment.
Area Commander Chief Inspector John Chisholm said: "We are awaiting some-more serious continue and complicated snowfalls over the subsequent integrate of days.
"Any climbers going on to the mountainous country should check the ultimate reports released by the Scottish Avalanche Information Service and the ultimate continue reports."
On Jan twenty-four last year, 3 men were killed in an avalanche at Glencoe in the Buchaille Etive Mor area, well known as "Curved Ridge" after being engulfed by tonnes of snow..
The men were between multiform apart groups of experienced climbers who were receiving the "easy" approach up Coire na Tulaich, a small ravine about 10 metres far-reaching by twenty metres deep, when the avalanche struck.