Scottish hill-walkers capture stunning photos of rare cloud inversion
Hill-walkers in the Southern Highlands were treated to a spectacular weather phenomenon.
Known as a cloud inversion, the spectacular weather event occurs when the air near the ground is cooler than the air above it.
1. Beinn Dubhcraig and beyond from Ben Oss
The photographs were taken at approximately 1pm on Satuday.
2. Beinn Dubhcraig
Hill-walker Samantha Hartley said of the phenomenon: "What for the majority of the climb appeared to be an overcast and foggy day turned into the best conditions any walker could ask for."
3. Ben Lui
Ben Oss was the perfect vantage point for arguably the finest mountain in the Southern Highlands: Ben Lui.
4. Descent from Ben Oss
Walkers were equipped with ice axes and crampons for the ascent to the Munro's summit