Snowed-in punters face a third night at Britain's highest pub blanketed by Storm Arwen.
A huge amount of snow which has continued to fall over the weekend cut off around 60 people on Friday night who were out for an Oasis tribute act.
When the music-lovers set off for 'Noasis' at the Tan Hill Inn, the Yorkshire Dales, few could have imagined they would find themselves stranded there within the space of a few hours.
With conditions showing no sign of letting up on Sunday, Yorkshire Mountain Rescue has told pub staff that it is still too dangerous to help them clear a way out.
Those inside the Tan Hill Inn in Richmond have passed the time by building snowmen, taking part in a quiz and kindly holding a collection for the staff.
The pub posted on Facebook at around 2:30pm on Sunday: "CUSTOMERS took it upon themselves to have a wonderful collection for all our “ standed staff “ at Tan Hill inn. Nicola and her team were so delighted and moved by the gesture it was wonderful.
"We all truly appreciate your love…. and appreciation. We don’t know yet whether it’s a 3-day night at Tan Hill or people are free to go now … we have to await the police who will advise us. Stay Tuned".
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Storm Arwen has not only dumped several feet of snow in the Dales, but also battered electricity pylons across the UK to leave more than 130,000 homes without power, LBC reports.
North Yorkshire County Council cleared the Tan Hill's surrounding roads on Saturday but they remained too damaged for public use.
A stranded guest said: "The buffet was lovely, definitely what we needed and the hospitality we have received has been amazing too.
"Thank you so much to you all! Hopefully the snow plough will work its magic today so you can have some well deserved time off with your families."
The Inn earlier wrote on Facebook: "Congratulations to all our pioneering stranded residents.
"This has been a life time's experience – which we know our wonderful staff have done so much to make as enjoyable as we can."
Before hitting the road, pub guests will have to prepare their cars by shifting the 5ft of white stuff piled on top.
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Elsewhere in the country, dramatic CCTV footage shows two men cheating death when a huge tree "engulfs" them and crushes a car that they were unloading.
The Met Office has said Sunday will remain cold, although the more dangerous weather of the weekend is likely to give way to more moderate showers.
But WX Charts show areas in the north of England could see a staggering eight inches of snow on the ground over the next few days.
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