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The Rocky Mountain Reel

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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 bars 3-4); 1s+4s set, dance ½ RH across to face out and to right (1M+4L out/down on Ladies' side, 4M+1L out/up on Men's side)
9-16 4M+1L also 1M+4L dance alternating RSh tandem reels of 3 on sides (dance to Right to start)
17-24 1s+4s dance RH across and LH back, to face out and to left (1L+4M out/down on Men's side, 4L+1M out/up on Ladies' side)
25-32 1L+4M also 4L+1M dance alternating LSh tandem reels of 3 on sides (dance to Left to start). 24(1)(3)

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


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