2nd April -- Keswick, Cumbria
Lovely sunny day, perfect walking weather.

The C walk was dropped off in Threlkeld and headed West to Keswick via Castlerigg Stone Circle and Friar's Crag
Lurking by the Threlkeld bus stop Blencathra..
..receding Keswick Climbing Wall
Meeting the B+ walk by Castlerigg Stone Circle
Derwent Water from Friar's Crag

B-: A clockwise circuit of Derwent Water, visiting Lodore Falls and lower slopes of Cat Bells.
Keswick landing stages Friar's Crag, with famous views..
..to Cat Bells.. and down the Lake to Borrowdale.
There's always one!
Derwent Water ferry Bit of a scramble..-
The boardwalk becomes a "board-paddle"
"The lake lay blue below the hill"(click for sound)
Castle Crag Cat Bells
Ice-cream stop

Though Portinscale then to Braithwaite up onto Outerside, Sail pass then back over Causey Pike then down to Skelgill and join the Cumbria Way to Keswick.
Across the Derwent
Braithwaite War Memorial
in Braithwaite
Locals.. Hill start
Heading up to Outerside
Great day ahead Catching up
Climbing to Sail Pass above Long Combe
Towards Scar Crag
Zig Zags down from Sail Balanced cairn on Scar Crag
Views galore: Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite Lunch on Scar Crag
Temptress Nancy and posh cup
Tasty view
Looking South from Scar Crag Causey Pike ahead
Rambling on Follow the leader
Bassenthwaite again Boys having fun
Nice bit of scrambling
Nearly down Up High
The boys can look cool too Plane sailing now
Newlands Beck Must be springtime

And finally...
"A pint and a half of beer in every rambler"

Photos by Derek Hesketh, Bob Jackson, Phil Cunningham, John Hodgson and David Whitehurst