High On The Mountain

CHOREOGRAPHED Judith Campbell, “Hooked On Country” NZ
Email: jude.campbell@xtra.co.nz

 E-MAIL lance.m@nzlinedance.com
WEB SITE http://www.nzlinedance.com 
 MUSIC:  : “Mountain Of Love” by Johnny Rivers (faster version) (bpm 132)
                  ":Mountain Of Love” by Marie Haslemore, Album: Got To Have A Heart To Climb The Mountain
                  “Mountain Of Love” by Charley Pride  Teach (bpm 128)  Intro: 16 counts
DESCRIPTION:   48 Counts – 2 Walls – Intermediate Level – Jan 2004  Intro: 60
  Count     =================== Step Description ====================

1 23 4&
5 6&7 8
 
 

1&2&
3&4
5 6 7 8
 
 

1&2 3 4
5&6 7&8 
 
 

1 2 3 4
5 6 7&8
 

1 2 3 4
5 6 7&8 
 
 

1 2 3 4
5 6
7 8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  (1 – 8)  TWO WALKS FWD – TWO DOROTHYS – TWO WALKS FWD:
  Walk walk fwd on (RL) Step fwd R, lock L up behind R, step R next to L (&)
  Step fwd L, lock R up behind L, step L next to R (&) Walk walk fwd on (RL) (12:00)
  (easy option:counts 3 – 6  the dorothys can be replaced with 2 shuffles fwd)

 (9 – 16)   TOUCH & TOUCH & HEEL HOOK STOMP – 3 HEEL TAPS – ¼ SWIVEL L (toe lift):
  Touch R ft out to R, bring R ft in next to L (&), touch L out to L side, bring L next to R (&) 
  Heel dig fwd on R ft, hook R ft under L shin (&), stomp R ft fwd. 
  Tap R heel 3 times in place, swivel ¼ to L lifting L toes up (heel remains on floor). (9:00)

  (17 – 24) SIDE SHUFFLE L – ROCK RECOVER – SHUFFLE FWD ½  TURN – 
 SHUFFLE ½ TURN:
  Shuffle to L side (LRL), rock/step back on R, recover fwd on L
  Shuffle fwd on R ft turning ½ to L, shuffle back on L ft turning ½ to L (full turn fwd) (9:00)
  (easy option for counts 5 – 8  do:  two shuffles fwd without turning)

 (25 – 32) CROSS TAP – CROSS TAP – ROCK RECOVER – ½ TURN R – SHUFFLE FWD:
  Step/cross R over L, touch L to L side, cross L over R, touch R to R side
  Rock/step fwd on R, recover back onto L, Turning ½ to R shuffle fwd (RLR) (3:00)

 (33 – 40) CROSS TAP – CROSS TAP – ROCK RECOVER – ½ TURN L – SHUFFLE FWD:
  Step/cross L over R, touch R to R side, cross R over L, touch L to L side
  Rock/step fwd on L, recover back onto R, Turning ½ to L shuffle fwd (LRL) (9:00)
 

 (41 – 48) STEP TO SIDE – SHOULDER SHIMMIES – CLOSE – CLAP – 4 ELVIS KNESS:
  Step R to R side shimmy shoulders (3 counts), close L next to R and clap
  Lift Left heel up turning L knee in, lower L heel at the same time lift R heel and turn in knee
  Lower R heel at the same time lift L heel and turn in knee, lower L heel at the same time lift R 
  Heel and turn in knee.(9:00)

  Start dance in new direction –
*  Dance walls 1,2 –  then add the tag – then carry on wall 3 still facing the back (6:00)
  Wall 4 at 3:00, - then add the tag –   then carry on wall 5 still facing the front (12:00)
 TAG:  EASY TAG: This happens twice at the end of wall 2 facing the back and the end of wall 4
  facing the front 
 Words To Refrain – Mountain of love, mountain of love. etc
 1 – 4   Vine R  (side, behind , side, tap) on the tap do a clap (optional)
 5 – 8    Roll to the L – (turn, turn, turn, scuff)  - you can vine L (optional) 
 9 – 16  4 step scuffs moving in a circle on the spot turning to R. (clicking fingers optional)
 1 - 16   REPEAT The above 16 counts