FORTRESS OF ARCHES
There are over 20 natural arches located
within the Fortress of Arches. West from
the Face Rock on Whitney Portal Road.
Viewed walking westbound on the trail.
Walking east on the trail you don't really
notice Arch 7108, but returning westbound
it is easier to spot.
(Rock formations above Arch 7108)
ROCK FORMATIONS and LANDMARKS
Landmarks to help locate Arch 7108...
View looking north from Arch 7108
Whitney Portal Road and Face Rock.
Arch is easily viewed from Whitney Portal Road,
but at an angle that you don't see the actual
opening in the arch.
View west from Arch 7108
Mount Whitney and Lone Pine Peak
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
Arch is on the right side...
From the parking area, you have to find
a path across Lone Pine Creek. Then walk
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.
Map of Alabama Hills Arches
Satellite Image of Arch 7108
Fortress of Arches
MEASUREMENTS OF ARCH:
Arches measured at the smallest opening
PHOTO HERE (MEASUREMENTS)
Detailed Measurements for Arch 7108
Grid measurements available in future release