Most of northern Saiph is made impassable by black stoned mountains. Dwarven pilgrims quickly found the rock to be of something much more rock. Near unbreakable, it has yet to be determined exactly what the mineral is. Still, this hasn’t stopped a Dwarven colony from forming at the foot hills of these massive crags.
These regions have yet to be fully explored and there is no record of what lies beyond it. Sea fairing vessels that have described the northern coast of Saiph to be dangerous. Filled with jagged rocks, though some have described that the mountain ranged continued into the watery abyss, with no true coast being visible.