Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ben Nevis

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BEN NEVIS (R5x32) 5C Set Pat Charlton Counting Sheep

1- 8 1s and 3s cross, cast (2s and 4s step up); 1s and 3s dance ½ Fig of 8 round couple above
9-16 3s followed by 1s dance down, cast up behind own line, 3s to 2nd place, 1s to 4th place, 1s and 3s turn partner LH to face 1st corners. 23415
17-20 1s and 3s dance Corner pass and turn with 1st corners, pull back RSh to face 4th corners
21-24 1s and 3s dance Corner pass and turn with 4th corners finishing 3s in 2nd place, 1s in 4th place own side. 23415
25-32 2s+3s+4s (top 3 couples) circle 6H round and back while 1s+5s (bottom couples) dance ½ R&L, set and cross RH. 23451

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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