One special card, of course, came from HM the Queen, wishing Alice a happy and enjoyable birthday
With 800 pedestrians and 500 cycles recorded on the busiest days last autumn, the Black Parks route is very popular with both walkers, cyclists and family groups.
The wooden bench was placed by the side of the Loch with a view over to Corpach in 2012 to remember the Sinclair family of Abrach Road.
HITRANS has recently secured funding from the Lochaber Town Centre Fund and Transport Scotland to widen and surface the footpath behind the Ben Nevis Hotel, leading from the railway footbridge at Inverlochy to the retail area on the A82.
The substantial helicopter activity around Ben Nevis at the weekend, however, has drawn a complaint of excessive disturbance with one local resident claiming that on one of the weekend’s rescues, the Coastguard helicopter flew low over his house no less that 28 times until the early hours of the morning.