First walk of one week in Keswick, been full of cold/flu for 2 weeks so chose a fairly short walk to start.
Angie dropped me off just before the Ravenstone Hotel, then I followed track parallel to road to footpath leading up through woodlands onto hillside.
Once through the woodland I followed path up onto ridge and onto Ullock Pike.
Then it was an enjoyable walk along the ridge with views all around except for the top of Skidaw which remained in the cloud all day.
From Longside it was a short walk over to Carlside.
At this point I had thought of continuing up over Broad End and onto Lonscale Fell but by now my cold/flu was taking it's toll! A pocket full of soggy hankies and still yellow snakes , not a pleasant thought. At this point I radioed angie to come and pick me up at Millbeck, and headed down Carlside past Dodds Wood.
All in all a very pleasant walk only spoilt by being under the weather.
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