41 years, Australia
The incident happened in the Number 5 Gully area, following an earlier warning that the avalanche risk was high.
Three climbers have died and two have been injured after an avalanche on the UK's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis.
A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "Police were informed that the avalanche had occurred in Number 5 Gully area at around 11:50am."
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