People across the north-east woke up to wintry scenes this morning as the first real cold snap of the season hit.
Lecht Ski Centre
A leading ski centre has been forced to close and ferries cancelled today as wind and rain battered the north of Scotland.
A Moray ski centre has guaranteed a start date to their skiing season in early December following a £200,000 investment from Highland and Islands Enterprise.
Police closed a north-east road due to drifting snow.
The son of a post office owner who transformed the Lecht into one of the UK’s premier winter sports destinations is among those honoured by the Queen.
This image shows the scene at a north-east ski centre this morning as the first major snowfall of the year hits local mountains.
Snow lovers can indulge their passion at the weekend when the north's ski resorts take part in Ski-Scotland's annual snow festival.
North-east mountain resorts are on the brink of opening to winter sports fans after a weekend blast of snow.
These images show some of Scotland's ski slopes starting to fill in as the country is gripped by another blast of winter weather.
Snow is due to fall across north mountains this week raising hopes of a good turnout for World Snow Day events.
Storm force winds have forced the closure of one of the Highland's busiest ski resorts - just a day after it opened for the winter.
Motorists are being warned of wintry conditions on the A939 Cock Bridge to Tomintoul road.
The operators of an Aberdeenshire ski centre will not face prosecution over a chairlift accident which left eight people injured.