Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Those Endless Winding Roads

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THOSE ENDLESS WINDING ROADS (A 'REEL' NUISANCE) (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Jens Heckmann Freiburg Corona Collection

1- 8 1s cross RSh, cast (2s step up 3-4) and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s to finish facing 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh, dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners. (3)(1)(2)
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides giving LSh to 1st corners, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across giving LSh to 3rd corners. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv&Ret; all dance RSh round partner. 213

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

The title of this dance, Those Endless Winding Roads, was inspired by a car journey on a winding country road in the Black Forest to reach the parking lot below the trail leading to the Köhlergartenkopf, which has a fantastic view over the Rhine Valley.

Black Forest road
Typical Black Forest Road


Image copyright Roman Boed from The Netherlands, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Those Endless Winding Roads' page