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The Hidden Valley

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THE HIDDEN VALLEY (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 4

1- 8 1s+2s set, cross RH, set and cross back RH
9-16 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s (cross down to start)
17-24 1s dance down for 2 bars, set, dance up and cast to 2nd place
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

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Among the many hidden valleys around the world, I find this one particularly stunning. This valley can be found about 12 miles (20 kilometres) due south of Fort William in Scotland.

The Hidden Valley
The Hidden Valley At Coire Gabhail

View onto the Hidden Valley from the ridge between Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach, showing the ridges of Gearr Aonach (left) and Beinn Fhada (right), with Aonach Eagach in the background.

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