In J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy world of Middle-earth, the Misty Mountains (also known by its Sindarin name of Hithaeglir—misspelled as Hithaiglin on the original Lord of the Rings map—and as the Mountains of Mist) is a mountain range, running for 795 miles (1280 kilometres) from north to south, between Eriador and the valley of the Great River, Anduin, and from Mount Gundabad in the far north to Methedras in the south.
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... Some time later the Misty Mountains were once again invaded by the Orcs ... During his rule the Orcs of the Misty Mountains became more bold, daring to invade Eriador ... Dwarves and Orcs was fought all through the Misty Mountains, as Dwarves from all Seven Houses gathered to avenge Thrór, the Heir of Durin ...
... by the Goblins and the Wargs of Moria and the Misty Mountains against the Men of the Long Lake, the Elves of Mirkwood, the Dwarves on and near the Lonely Mountain and ... of Erebor and Dale, gathering it into a deep chamber under the Mountain, where he lived thereafter ... Long Lake who were still unharmed marched with the Elves north to the Mountain, because some of the treasure belonged to Bard, and because they wanted compensation for their losses ...
... Dwarven route passing from western Beleriand, over the Ered Luin, to the Misty Mountains ... Travellers could cross the Misty Mountains by using the High Pass, and continue their journey to the distant dwarven lands in the East by using the Old Forest Road ... Forest Road, which ran from the Iron Hills through Rhovanion and ended at the Misty Mountains near the High Pass ...
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“Over the mountains of the moon, down the valley of the shadow. Ride, boldly ride, the shade replied, in search of El Dorado.”
—Leigh Brackett (19151978)
“They are not long, the days of wine and roses:
Out of a misty dream
Our path emerges for a while, then closes
Within a dream.”
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