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Rush Peak 5098 meters

 

 
  High Light: Rush Peak is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range of Central Asia. It is located in the Gilgit District of the Northern Areas of Pakistan. While not a high peak by local standards, it is noteworthy as a remote trekking destination. It can be reached via Nagar Valley and Hoper Village. The peak can be accessed via Hoper Glacier (Bualtar Glacier) and Barpu Glacier. The peak is relatively easy to climb in the summer months and ascents have been made by amateur climbers without proper mountaineering gear. In winter, access to the mountain is made difficult by heavy snows. The top of the peak provides stunning views of Miar Peak (6,824 m), Miar Glacier and Phuparash Peak (6,574 m). On a clear day, one can look east and see some of the world's highest mountains, including K2 and Broad Peak. At the mountain's base lies one of the world's highest alpine lakes, Rush Lake (4,694m).

 
  Best Time: May to September

 

 

 
Day01: Arrival at Islamabad airport transfer to hotel

Day02: Drive to Chilas over night in Hotel

Day03: Drive to Ganesh and drive to Hooper by Jeeps

Day04: Trek to Shiskin (Camp)

Day05: Trek to Barpu Giram (camp)

Day06: Trek to Rush Lake (camp)

Day07: Climbing Rush Peak

Day08: Climbing Rush Peak

Day09: Trek to Datchugan

Day10: Trek to Hamdar

Day11: Trek to Hopar and drive to Karimabad Hunza (hotel)

Day12: Explore Karimabad and surroundings (hotel)

Day13: Drive to Besham (hotel)

Day14: Drive to Islamabad

Day15: Transfer to Islamabad airport onword flight to destination


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