Attaining long life has been a dream for many people throughout history and glacier water may be one element in obtaining longevity. During the 19th and 20th centuries, explorers and researchers studied cultures around the world. These explorers and researchers found that certain populations seemed to have increased health and longevity. One reason for their long life appears to be the glacier water they used for irrigation and drinking. Understanding who the Hunzas were and the secret of their glacier water can help others attain the dream of longevity.