The stairs had been built by Beorn who sometimes would be seen climbing to the top in the form of a bear to look at the Moon or the Misty Mountains.
Portrayal in Adaptations
Translations around the World
|Foreign Language||Translated name|
|Portuguese (Brazil)||Carrocha (The Hobbit translation)|
Carrock (posthumous works translations)
|Spanish (Spain and Latin America)||Carroca|
This is somewhat of a linguistical joke on Tolkien's part; in Anglo-Saxon carr means "rock" and in Welsh, carreg also means "rock, stone".
- ↑ The Hobbit, Chapter VI: "Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire"
- ↑ The Hobbit, Chapter VII: "Queer Lodgings"