When they finally reached the grate black gate they nearly lost hope. The great leafs of the door are closed and everywhere they saw signs of the dark army. Hundreds of Orcs lived in holes around the gate and so the little company had no chance. When Frodo nearly gave up Sméagol renew his hope with the speech of an other, secret way. A way, no one knew except him. Because they had no better idea they trusted in him and followed him down to the south.
They passed by the mountains and made their way through a beautiful land to the point, Sméagol spoke of.