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An emergency shelter on the prime of Ben Nevis is been was a “dumping ground” by egocentric vacationers.

Furious walkers have slammed those that have determined to make use of a refuge on the prime of Scotland’s highest mountain as a spot to lob garbage.

The shelter is utilized by Lochaber Mountain Rescue to deal with casualties in addition to providing climbers a secure haven in the event that they’re caught in unhealthy climate.

But as an alternative, a brand new clip reveals what ought to be a bit sanctuary stuffed with litter, black luggage in addition to being scrawled with graffiti.

Walker Iain Cameron took to social media platform X to share his dismay in addition to the grim footage.

He wrote: “I despair. The Ben Nevis summit shelter is, as the name suggests, a refuge for people who may require it in an emergency.

“Instead it’s been used as a dumping ground for selfish people who can’t be bothered to take their s**t home.”

Around 1.2m folks have now seen the footage and have piled in with their disgust on the state of affairs.

One stated: “Bloody hell. Who would actually do that?”

Another stated: “Imagine if you were in a real emergency situation and had to take shelter in that muck to recoup.

“I dunno what’s with the mentality of some folk who head up and use the places as doss houses.”

“How utterly depressing,” added one other.

However it appears as if these searching for the world have now taken the state of affairs into their very own fingers and have been cleansing up the shelter in addition to interesting for assist to maintain it clear.

One stated: “There was a guy on Facebook the other day who posted videos of the state of the shelter.. he had been up 3/4 days in a row solo to clear it out… he was trying to recruit help.”

Lochaber Mountain Rescue has beforehand stated the shelter – which sits on prime of the previous observatory tower – had turn out to be unusable, stories The Herald.

Mike Smith, treasurer, stated it was a “complete and utter no no” to take a casualty to the shelter.

He added: “It’s good to have a sheltered space to do these items.”