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Rush Lake

Rush Lake

Rush Lake

Page Type: Area/Range

Lat/Lon: 36.17439°N / 74.88284°E

Object Title: Rush Lake

Activities: Hiking

Season: Summer

Elevation: 15161 ft / 4621 m


Page By: Affan

Created/Edited: Jul 30, 2014 / Jul 30, 2014

Object ID: 906926

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At over 4,694 meters, Rush is one of the highest alpine lakes in the world. It is located about 15 km north of Miar Peak and Spantik(Golden Peak), which are in the Nagar valley. Rush Lake  can be reached via Nagar and Hopar and via the Hopar Glacier and Miar Glacier, which rises from Miar Peak. The trek to Rush Lake provides spectacular views of Spantik,Malubiting, Miar Peak and Ultar Sar.

Getting There

From Islamabad Capital of Pakistan, you can choose a long Road Travel on KKH to Reach Hunza or by air to Gilgit and then again by road to hunza.
Hunza a drive to Hoper and then 2 to 3 day hike to Rush Lake crossing two glaciers.

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Water is only available on camping site. do keep water with you all the time


Rush LakeMiar PeakRush LakeDiran PeakBatura SarGlacierBatura Sar
Hoper GlacierHoper Village