Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Rocky Mountain Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REEL (R4x32) 4C set Dorothy Hargreaves Vancouver Ruby Anniv Collection
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s turn RH, cast down/up (2s+3s step up/down), 1s+2 set, dance RH across ½ way to face out and to right
9-16 4M+1L also 1M+4L dance RSh alternating tandem reel (dance to R to start)
17-24 1s+4s dance RH across and LH back. Finish facing out and to left with Ladies leading (1L+4M on men's side, 4L+1M on Ladies' side)
25-23 1s+4s dance alternating tandem reels of 3 on sides. 24(1)(3)

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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