As snowfall hits the hills and seasonal excitement builds once again, it's worth remembering that you don't necessarily have to wait til winter for some fun and games on the white stuff.
Filmed by Ruari Macdonald in the Cairngorms back in November 2011, this is one woman's quest to ski on Scottish snow for the 25th consecutive month.
'I've skied every month for the last two years... on Cairn Gorm' says Helen Rennie, before managing a turn or two on a postage stamp-sized remnant miles from the car.
And you thought you were keen...?
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