|The Stairs of Cirith Ungol|
|Title||The Stairs of Cirith Ungol|
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The Stairs of Cirith Ungol is the eighth chapter of Book Two of The Two Towers.
Frodo, Sam, and Gollum witness an army leaving Minas Morgul. They also climb up many flights of uneven, difficult and treacherous stairs up the Ephel Duath (Mountains of Shadow) towards The Tower of Cirith Ungol.