The worst snowfall of the winter hit the Rosneath Peninsula on Friday, wreaking havoc on the roads.
Snow gates on the A817 Haul Road through Glen Fruin were closed for much of the day and as the snow became heavier in the afternoon the were problems on the B833 lochside road.
A long line of cars struggled to make it up the Mill Brae (above), with many needing to be pushed – 4x4s and tow ropes were also pressed into service.
A school bus bringing scores of pupils home from Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh was caught in a rapidly lengthening line of stationary vehicles – an Argyll and Bute Council snowplough had earlier been spotted on the Peaton Hill, but the B833 showed little sign of being gritted
Over several days of near-freezing temperatures, Glasgow and the Helensburgh area had seemed to be one of the few parts of the UK to escape heavy snowfalls; now the Met Office is forecasting that the snow will turn to rain overnight.