Extending just beyond the Ruby Mountains is the East Humboldt Range south of Wells where hikers will find high alpine lakes and rugged, snowcapped peaks. Angel Lake is the scenic jewel near this 36,000-acre east Humboldt Wilderness. Elevation: 8,378′ to 10,674′ Getting There: 50 miles east of Elko at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 93 and U.S. Hwy. 80 in Wells A favorite trail: Winchell Lake Trail The well-marked trail accessed from Angel Lake Rd. is 4 miles long, contouring the East Humboldt Mountains with a 700′ change in elevation. Distance: 8 miles round trip Difficulty: Intermediate

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Northern Nevada, Nevada




Northern Nevada