Pacific Crest, or Mr Bruce Edwards' Return To Glen Echo

By: Melissa Running, Fall 2011
Music: Pacific Crest (Melissa Running, 2011)
Formation: Square Set

A1 1-2 (All start facing across) Sides change with opposite WHILE heads change right with partner and 
  3-4 left with opposite head person, keeping hold of left hand and facing the side couple, into
  5-8 half-figure of eight through sides, ending in partner's original home position (dancer on the right leads the figure)
     
A2 1-2 (All start facing up/down) Heads change with opposite WHILE sides change right with partner and 
  3-4 left with opposite side person, keeping hold of left hand and facing the head couple, into
  5-8 half-figure of eight through heads, ending in partner's original home position (dancer on the right leads the figure, end improper, facing up/down)
     
B1 1-4 Two changes of a grand square
  5-8 Ladies left-hand star 1/2 into partner right-hand turn about 2/3 into
     
B2 1-4 Circle left 1/2
  5-8 Partner two-hand turn 1.5
     
Notes 1 Each couple progresses one place clockwise around the set each turn of the dance
  2 Written to commemorate the end of Bruce Edwards' trek up (and down) the Pacific Crest Trail
  3 The music is slow as in Autumn for Amherst or Muriel's Measure

 

Pacific Crest

© Melissa Running, 2011

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