First win­ter snow falls at Aonach Mor

The Oban Times - - LOCHABER TIMES & OBAN TIMES -

NE­VIS Range wel­comed the first snow of win­ter at the week­end as the ski re­sort hopes for a bumper sea­son.

Staff at the Fort Wil­liam ski re­sort turned up to work on Satur­day morn­ing to find a light dust­ing of snow cov­er­ing the 750 me­tres of Aonach Mor. An­other heavy snow shower overnight turned that into a more gen­er­ous cov­er­ing on Sun­day, reach­ing right down past the top gon­dola sta­tion.

Af­ter a poor win­ter sea­son last year, the ski re­sort will be hop­ing this Novem­ber snow is a sign of things to come and it con­tin­ues to fall.

Pic­tured are Ne­vis Range em­ploy­ees Laura Jackson, 20, from He­lens­burgh, and Ge­orge James Hen­der­son, 23, from In­ver­garry, as they en­joy the first snow fall. Write Im­age, IF F45 Ne­vis Snow Pho­to­graph: Iain Fer­gu­son, the

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