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Up And Down Ben Nevis

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UP AND DOWN BEN NEVIS (S3x32) 3C set M Ross Diamond Jubilee Collection

1- 8 3s set and cast up behind 2s, dance up between 1s and cast to 2nd place own sides
9-16 3s dance ½ reels of 3 across (3M with 1s, 3L with 2s), dance ½ reels of 3 across with other couple
17-24 1s+3s Set+Link, 1s+2s Set+Link
25-32 2s followed by 3s dance Fig of 8 round 1s. 231

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


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Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles. Standing at 1,344 metres (4,409 ft) above sea level, it is located at the western end of the Grampian Mountains in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands, close to the town of Fort William.
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