Hells Gate Arch
Hells Gate Arch is in plain view, but we drove
and walked past it a couple times. Rabbit Arch
is right behind it.
View from Hells Gate Arch
Don't camp near the Hells Gate Arch.
You might have nightmares...
Hells Gate Arch
Hells Gate Arch viewed from the road
Road towards Hells Gate Arch
Road past Hells Gate Arch
View from trail looking west towards
Hells Gate Arch and Gunga Din Historic Marker
ROCK FORMATIONS and LANDMARKS
Landmarks to help locate Hells Gate Arch...
Viewed from Gunga Din Historic Plaque
A short distance down the dirt road...
"Gunga Din" Filmed Here
GUNGA DIN MONUMENT
Point of Historical Interest
Located on Horseshoe Meadow Road
In 1938, this hill area, among many others in
the Alabama Hills, served as a stand-in for the
hill country of Northern India when RKO made
the classic adventure film,'Gunga Din'. Directed
by George Stevens, the epic starred Cary Grant,
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Victor McLaglen and Joan
Fontaine with Sam Jaffe as Gunga Din, the
waterboy who wanted so much to be a soldier.
Over 300 films and numerous commercials
have been shot on location in the Alabama
From Lone Pine, CA / Hwy.395
(At the only stop light in town)
Turn west on Whitney Portal Road
In 3 miles turn left on Horseshoe Meadow Road
Gunga Din Historic Plaque 1/2 mile on left
Park near the Gunga Din Historic plaque
Walk down the dirt road and Hells Gate
Arch is about a hundred feet on the right.
Rabbit Arch and Hells Gate Arch
Map of Alabama Hills Arches
Satellite Image of Hells Gate Arch
Afternoons are best photos
MEASUREMENTS OF ARCH:
Arches measured at the smallest opening
Detailed Measurements for Hells Gate Arch
Grid measurements available in future release