Vital repairs are being carried out on a remote mountain path on an Aberdeenshire estate after a special delivery of heft boulders and stones were airlifted in by helicopter.
The first avalanches of this winter have been recorded in Scotland's mountains.
A climber has told how he thought he was going to die after spending the night in the Cairngorms.
Two walkers found by Cairngorm MRT after overnight search that rescued two additional climbers in distress
Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) has successfully traced two climbers who were missing overnight in bad weather.
Searches are continuing for three hillwalkers still missing in the Highlands.
Police have issued a warning to hillwalkers after five people had to be rescued over a 24-hour period.
A police diving team searching for a missing hillwalker has failed to find any trace of the 65-year-old man despite an extensive search of a Highland river
Extensive air, land and river searches are planned over the next few days in fresh efforts to trace two hillwalkers - both in their 60s - missing in the Nevis mountains.