Jeep Arch / Gold Bar Arch Trail
ElevationAscent: 928' 283 m
Descent: -474' -144 m
High: 4,896' 1,492 m
Low: 3,968' 1,210 m
GradeAvg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)
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“An out-and-back with a partial loop option to an arch-shaped like a Jeep.”— Karl Kuehn
Entry to the canyon is made via a culvert pipe underneath the railroad tracks. The first section of the trail is mainly following cairns on a slickrock section. After a mile or so, the trail begins to climb and you come to a fork where the optional loop portion of the trail begins. Most people follow a clockwise direction around the loop.
In the lead up to the arch (called both Jeep Arch and Gold Bar Arch, there are a couple scrambling sections, but nothing too difficult. The best routes up are well marked with cairns.
The arch itself is a beautiful place to rest, and one of the only places where you'll enjoy any shade on the run. Departing from the arch, there is a steep and somewhat-tricky descent down and to the right (south) as you exit the arch.
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Land Manager: BLM Utah - Moab Field Office