Nan Orngon

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Nan Orngon
Type: Bear den
Region: Evendim
Area: Tyrn Fornech
Location: [7.7S, 61.8W]
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Nan Orngon is a landmark within Tyrn Fornech in Evendim. [7.7S, 61.8W]

In eastern Tyrn Fornech, at the bottom of a deep depression is found a massive formation of huge boulders, mounds, and thick brambles. At its southern side a trail begins that winds itself all the way to the topmost bear den.

Here, in Nan Orngon, a very large population of wild bears have established themselves several dens. Travelers must use the utmost caution, as shown by several unfortunate tomb-robbers who met their end in the dens.


The following deeds can be obtained by visiting this location:




The following creatures are found within this area:


Nan Orngon is a great stone outcropping discovered by the original settlers of Evendim long ago. While its position overlooking the paths into the Fields of Fornost might have afforded it some importance, its steep sides proved impossible to build upon even for the skilled Dwarvish masons of the time and it was eventually abandoned to the wilds.


Brambles sticking out of rocky outcrops One of several dens around the base of the rock formation The trail that wraps around to top den The uppermost bear den at Nan Orngon

Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of Evendim
Settlements: Echad GarthadirGlass-blowers' CampHigh King's CrossingOatbartonOst ForodThe EavespiresTinnudir
Areas: AnnúminasBarandalfBullroarer's SwardLake EvendimMen ErainNorthern Emyn UialParth AduialSouthern Emyn UialTyl AnnûnTyl RuinenTyrn Fornech
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