Fran Lockhart is in her element in Glen Nevis, at the foot of Ben Nevis, on a bright winter morning.
In boots and waterproof coat, she unloads three dogs from her car before setting off briskly along the tourist path up the mountain.
The 49-year-old has had her ideal job for five years. She is responsible for Ben Nevis, and the beautiful Quinaig and Sandwood Bay estates in the far north-west, as property manager for the John Muir Trust (JMT).
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