Big snow clear-up on Lake District Fells

Up to 100 skiers helped to shovel through over 20ft of snow as avalanche warnings were issued across parts of the Lake District Fells on Sunday.

Avalanche warnings for Lake District fells

There are warnings of an avalanche risk on some parts of the Lake District fells.

Mountain rescue teams and the national park authority are warning hikers to take extreme care when going to higher altitudes.

It comes as around 100 skiers helped to clear five metres of snow from their ski-lift in Patterdale.

The drifts were deep enough to bury one of their ski huts, as Matthew Taylor reports.

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