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The hike to Winnemucca Lake from the Woods Lake Trailhead, in the Eldorado National Forest and Mokelumne Wilderness near Carson Pass, gives access to a spectucular alpine Sierra lake tucked under the impressive Round Top Peak with only moderate effort (2 miles one way).  It was a georgeous fall day.

Statistics:
4.25 mi (1.76 mi uphill, 1.72 mi downhill, 0.70 mi flat)
750 ft total ascent – 13.5 % uphill grade, 53.0 % downhill grade
3:01:16 total time (1:58:11 moving, 1:03:05 stopped)
0:27:48 pace (2.2 mph average speed,)
6.6 difficulty, 12.9 effort