1- 8 1s cast and dance behind lines to bottom and turn outwards to dance back to top
9-16 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides to end in partner's place
17-24 1s lead down middle and cross to own sides (Lady under Man's arm), 1s lead up to top and end facing partner with 2H joined
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 213
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-4 1s cast below 3s and finish facing out;
5-8 1s cast up to places;
9-16 1s cross down into mirror reels of 3 on opposite sides, finishing in partner's place;
17-19 1s lead down;
20-21 raising right arms, 1s turn halfway by the right, L dancing under M's arm;
22-24 1s lead up to 1st position, finishing facing each other, both hands joined;
25-32 1s2s poussette.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
22-24 Although not authentic, taking left hands to lead up enables a more elegant transition to the following figure.
1s should move quickly past 2nd position and then more slowly.
24-24 2s step in and take both hands.
The purpose of the covering is to protect the wooden structural members from the weather.
The brief moment of relative privacy while crossing the bridges earned them the name "Kissing Bridges".