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Pindari Glacier

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Pindari Glacier

This is an interesting Tri-Glacier Treks for Sunderdhunga , Kafani and Pindari . These treks starts from same base in the sacred town of Bageshwar and take you to the roadhead Loharkhet .From there 11 kms. trek to Dhakuri and further 11 kms. to Khati . Khati is a large village lying at the confluence of the Pindari and Sundar Dhunga Rivers.

Pindari Glacier

From Khati 11 kms. trekking trail to the right leads to Dwali . From Dwali trek 7 kms. to reach Phurkia . Here the trees stop at the tree-line and alpine pastures take over . As might be expected, this is very popular with shepherds and their flocks. Around 6 kms. ahead likes thye zero point of Pindari Glacier . This is the most accessible glacier in Kumaon and it is 3 kms. long and 250 m. wide . It is fed by snowdrifts sliding off high Himalayan peaks like Nandakot, Pwalidwar and Changuch; all above 6,000 meters in height and Beljuri at 5,922 meters . Ice-melt from the glacier gives birth to Pindari river .