Saturday, March 4, 2017

Milam Glacier trekking in Uttrakhand 2017

Milam Glacier is a famous Glacier  which is established near Kumaon Himalaya (Uttrakhand).It is Situated in the District of  tehsil of Munsiyari which is a part of Pithoragarh district in  Uttarakhand, India. Milam Glacier is 15 kilometers far from Famous northeast of Nanda Devi Temple which is come in the way to reach Milam Glacier.The total range and distance it covered about 5,500 metres (18,000 ft) to about 3,870 metres (12,700 ft) at its snout. It covers around 37 km2 (14 sq mi) and is 16 km (10 mi) long. Milam Glacier is close in the year of 1962 due to some dangerous accident is happen there or heavy snow fall. Its again reopen in the year of 1994 and again huge number of tourist is come and ready for trekkers and camping.It is mostly know as trekking and camping . There are large number of visitors are visit there and suitable time to visit in the month of March to May.

In the mont of June Heave Monsoons starts which cause landslides and roadblocks in the way of Milam Glacier. There are different mythology behind the Milam Glacier and which is true when you visit to the glacier. Milam Glacier is start from eastern slope of Trishuli and the southern slope of its eastern subsidiary Kohli. In the route of glacier there are different subsidiary glaciers coming off the peaks such as ( Hardeol, Mangraon (6,568 m), Deo Damla (6,637 m), and Sakram (6,254 m) ) on the eastern rim of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary flow into it from the west, while on the east it is fed by glaciers from Nanda Gond (6,315 m) and Nanda Pal (6,306 m).The glacier is the source of the Goriganga River. The village of Milam lies near the snout of the glacier; Munsiyari, further down the Goriganga valley, is the base for the trek to the glacier.

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