It's A Long Way Up to the Summit Song

 

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It’s a long way up to the summit,
It’s a long way to go.
It’s a long way up to the summit,
Through the fields of ice and snow.
Good-by to the valleys,
Farewell cities fair,
It’s a long, long way up to the summit,
But I’ll soon be there.

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Hiking Song

CommentThis is an old scouting lyric (ca 1925) based on the popular World War I song, "It's a long way to Tipperari" -- My dad, an early Eagle and then Scouter in Grays Harbor County, Washington, taught us this song for hiking in the 1950s.

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Song ContributorTerry Ethridge

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Date Entered13-Jul-2006

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