FORTRESS OF ARCHES
There are over 20 natural arches located
within the Fortress of Arches. West from
the Face Rock on Whitney Portal Road.
ROCK FORMATIONS and LANDMARKS
Landmarks to help locate Telephone Arch...
View from Telephone Arch
From Lone Pine, CA / Hwy.395
(At the only stop light in town)
Turn west on Whitney Portal Road
About 2 miles park opposite Face Rock.
Find a trail across Lone Pine Creek
Walk eastbound and follow trail
Before the barbwire fence find a trail south
Fortress of Arches other side of the summit
Fortress of Arches can be accessed just west
from Indian Head Arch. There is a narrow slot
canyon. Most of the trails down into the Fortress
of Arches are difficult to locate.
Whitney Portal Road is paved.
Movie Flat Road is a maintained
dirt surface with washboards.
From the parking area, you have to find
a path across Lone Pine Creek. Then walk
There is a fence crossing the trail... From here
turn right and make your way into the next
Map of Alabama Hills Arches
Satellite Image of Telephone Arch
Fortress of Arches
MEASUREMENTS OF ARCH:
Arches measured at the smallest opening
PHOTO HERE (MEASUREMENTS)
Detailed Measurements for Telephone Arch
Grid measurements available in future release