Scafell Pike clean-up

Rubbish on Scafell Pike

A deep clean of England's highest mountain is being carried out by a group of outdoor instructors this weekend.

Scafell Pike in the Lake District sees hundreds of thousands of visitors who leave behind tonnes of rubbish.

Outdoor instructor Richard Pyne:

"I'd led groups on the top of Ben Nevis in winter before, but I was up there with a group this summer and I was appalled at the amount of litter I saw.

"I started filling a bag and ended up carrying down 3kg of rubbish that day."

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