The Glencoe ski resort has reported its first snow of the winter, with autumn barely under way.
In an e-mail to those on its mailing list, it revealed pictures from the Ptarmigan webcam, noting there was a "light dusting of snow" seen on Friday on Meall a' Bhuiridh, the mountain its ski lifts and tows winch wintersports fans up ready for their rapid descents.
The centre used the occasion to advise of its discounts on early bird passes, with adults able to get a season of action at £250, juniors at £125 and local juniors at £75 if they buy online or from the office before November 30th.
People looking forward to a winter on the Scottish slopes may wish to head to their nearest Go Outdoors store to get some new skiing equipment
to ensure they are ready when the pistes are.
The snowy pictures are in contrast with the panoramic webcam view included in the email from August, showing Meall a' Bhuiridh looking green on a sunny summer's day, along with neighbouring Creag Dubh and Buachaille Etive Mor.
Posted by Dan Mirza