A rescue mission was called for a man in the Cairngorms after an avalanche.
Aberdeen and Braemar mountain teams were alerted last night to a climber who had suffered a leg injury at Garbh Choire, Braeriach.
The man was found at 1,296m (4,252 ft) on the mountainside.
He was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment by a Coastguard helicopter, which had been called at 6.30pm.
Forecasters at the Scottish Avalanche Information Service had rated the risk of an avalanche as moderate.