Snow Lake (~4800m), north Pakistan

Snow Lake lies in the heart of the Karakoram Range in northern Pakistan. It is a vast basin of ice and snow at the head of the Biafo Glacier. White pyramid in the background is the Lukpe Lawo Brakk (6593m).


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Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Oct 23, 2013 5:24 pm - Voted 10/10




Noondueler - Oct 24, 2013 9:38 pm - Voted 10/10

The Ogre (Baintha Brakk)

It must be in view from there.
One tuff mountain it is!


shak80 - Oct 25, 2013 1:03 am - Hasn't voted

Re: The Ogre (Baintha Brakk)

Some mountains are unbelievable, and the Ogre is indeed one such. It is a prominent feature of the view at Snow Lake (though it is not visible in this picture).

Afzal Muhammad

Afzal Muhammad - Nov 8, 2013 12:32 am - Hasn't voted


Very nice, I like it...

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Nov 8, 2013 1:58 am - Voted 10/10


WOW that's inspirational. How many days does it take to get to this spot?


shak80 - Nov 8, 2013 2:57 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Unclimbed???

Dear Matt,

Apologies! My bad... when I checked, the info about the peak was available in German, and apparently I slightly misinterpretted it when viewed its translation. I have corrected my caption.

The peak was first (and probably just once) summitted in 1956.

It takes 4-5 days of walk-in to the spot, along ~60km long Biafo glacier; and then another 4 days to walk-out of there along Hispar Glacier (almost as long as Biafo).

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