It might not be the real white stuff - but at least some of Scotland's hills will open for business this weekend.
Thousands of skiers took to the slopes at the weekend as the coldest snap of the year brought a flurry of snow to resorts across Scotland.
Ski centres were left out in the cold yesterday as the first flurries of snow descended on the north and north east.
Ski centres are hoping for a “reasonable” season this year with the Lecht expecting to remain open for Easter.
Thousands of skiers from across the country flocked to Scotland’s popular ski resorts at the weekend - with more snow on the way.