Circle of Friends:
AKA: Cable Arch
Arch is dazzling and seldom visited. If you want a nice arch all to yourself only a short
distance from Moab this is the one for you. And to add a little spice to the adventure the
route passes next to several petroglyph panels.
Arch is part of the "Circle of Friends"
program. Members of the "Circle of Friends"
have access to more specific information, explicit route information, GPS waypoints,
trailhead location and detailed maps. If
you would like more information on joining the "Circle of
Friends" visit the sign up page.
"Circle of Friends"
Funnel Arch is not difficult
and can be completed by any healthy adult or child. The route involves easy scrambling,
with minimal exposure, to a beautiful arch. Visiting the arch will require one or two
hours round trip from the trailhead. A GPS is
useful. Good map reading skills are helpful. Navigation for this route is moderate. This
route is rated 3 I using the Yosemite Decimal System or 2A I using the Canyon Rating
trailhead is accessible to all vehicles year round in normal conditions. A vehicle shuttle
is not required for this route.
Funnel Arch Statistics:
Greater Arch Dimension (GAD): 45.0 feet. For this arch, the GAD is its span.
Lesser Arch Dimension (LAD): 34.0 feet. For this arch, the LAD is its height.
Arch Type: Fin
Rock formation and/or type: Navajo Sandstone