Hopegill Head summit with Grisedale Pike behind.
From here we took the extremely steep path down to Ladyside Pike. The steepest section doesn't last very long at all, and although there are plenty of foot holds, it is down a smooth rock slab which is not a route I'd recommend during icy or wet conditions. Today however, the route was perfectly manageable; with a little care and attention that is.
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