Walkers heading for the hills over Easter are being warned by mountain experts to expect winter conditions on some routes.

Heather Morning, mountain safety adviser for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland said many north-facing slopes and corries are still holding substantial amounts of snow

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Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

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