The thermometer is falling, which can only mean one thing: winter is almost here. Mountain photographer Hamish Frost points his lens at Glen Coe and builds the stoke for the upcoming season with this short photo essay.
Start sharpening that ice gear.
Climbing above Glen Coe in the hours before daybreak
Taking in the views above Glen Coe
Traversing the Aonach Eagach
Early season conditions on the Aonach Eagach
Pre-dawn on Am Bodach
Wading through deep snow am Am Bodach as the sun begins to rise
On the way up Am Bodach with Stob Coire nan Lochan behind
To aim for the highest point is not the only way to climb a mountain.Nan Shepherd, 'The Living Mountain'
Approaching the cliffs of Stob Coire nan Lochan
Starting up the first pitch of 'Twisting Grooves' on Stob Coire nan Lochan
Approcahing a cornice near the summit of Stob Coire nan Lochan
Preparing to rappel off Meall Dearg
Hamish Frost is one of the UK's foremost outdoor photographers. Based in Scotland, he has a natural affinity for wild spaces. See more of his work here.