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From town, you can cycle 32 miles to the towering spires of Smith Rock State Park, an underrated gem laced with trails for hiking and bolted routes for climbing.
THE 25 BEST FALL TRIPS IN THE WORLDJVERSTEEGHAUGUST 9, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Serrated ridges, pointed spires, and deep, dramatic valleys are in full view here, and the area’s many hiking trails, from the area’s 67 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail to short-but-scenic excursions like the seven-mile Snow Lake Trail.
50 U.S. WILDERNESS AREAS, RANKEDERILEYJULY 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Oregon’s under-the-radar Mill Creek Wilderness packs pointy rock spires, looming ridges, and sparse pines—the result of a wildfire in 2000—across its 17,173 acres.
50 U.S. WILDERNESS AREAS, RANKEDERILEYJULY 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Vantages into the inner gorge show clusters of sharp spires hewed from the dark Vishnu rock.
A FATHER-SON BACKPACKING TRIP IN THE GRAND CANYON IS AN INTRODUCTION TO ADVENTUREJOHN BRILEYAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In Edinburgh, church spires and austere towers are “thinking awful Scottish thoughts, or plotting the downfall of reason.”
WORLD CLASS: REMEMBERING LEGENDARY TRAVEL WRITER JAN MORRISLIZA WEISSTUCHDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The bells were clashing merrily from the village spire as the party passed out of the church porch.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In time the summit of the church spire disappeared from view, and for many years thereafter all trace of the hamlet was lost.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
It is without tower or spire of considerable height and somewhat disappointing when viewed from the exterior.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Twenty miles more through a beautiful country brought us in sight of the cathedral spire of Norwich.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
I wish the good people would knock off the top part of Antwerp Cathedral spire.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPIRE

  • acme
  • apex
  • apogee
  • cap
  • capital
  • ceiling
  • climax
  • cork
  • cover
  • crest
  • crown
  • culmination
  • cusp
  • face
  • fastigium
  • finial
  • head
  • height
  • high point
  • lid
  • limit
  • maximum
  • meridian
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • point
  • roof
  • spire
  • stopper
  • summit
  • superficies
  • surface
  • tip
  • utmost
  • vertex
  • zenith
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