The Alabama Hills nestle under the chin of Mt. Whitney as a geologic curiosity. They've been filmed countless times in westerns, and have even provided the backdrop for a Star Trek fight sequence between James Tiberius Kirk, and a Gorn.
John Wayne did his thing here, with that peculiar hippy walk of his (and I mean lots of pelvis).
Astrophotographers love the rocks and time exposures of the milky way. And what could be better than a cool, twisty stone arch for that. Enter Mobius Arch.