Milam Glacier Trek In Kumaon Himalayan Region Of Uttrakhand India
Milam Glacier trek located at an elevation of 3860 MTS. A truly magnificent trekking destination in the Kumaun Himalayan region, The Trek that passes through several solitary hamlets, lush green alpine meadows dotted with wild flowering plants, evergreen whispering and raging forest and varied landscape simply grab the imagination of every explorer. One of the moderate to challenging treks in the Kumaun Himalayan region that takes almost a fortnight to trek, The Milam Glacier, originating from the eastern slope of Tirsuli and southern slope of Kohli, is a potpourri of several other glaciers emerging from the peaks of Hardeol at 7,151 meters, Mangraon at 6,568 meters, Deo Damla at 6,637 meters, Sakram at 6,254 meters, Nanda Gond at 6,315 meters and Nanda Pal at 6,306 meters.
The expedition to the glacier starts from Munsiyari, trekking is rather simple here as you will have trek downhill till the Jimighat. The Trek brings out the true colours of nature Dense forest lined with trees clung to each other, chattering streams making its way to the river from the glaciers, meeting and greeting the locals along with challenges makes the Milam Glacier trek best for explorers and adventurers, alike.
Things to Carry –
- Warm clothes: windproof jackets, fleece/full sleeve sweater, thermals, woolen cap and socks, mittens and scarf
- Comfortable clothes: tee-shirts, trousers or tracks
- Raincoat or poncho to avoid rains
- Walking stick or trekking pole
- Comfortable trekking or hiking shoes
- Water bottles
- Sunscreen lotion, lip balms, skin ointment and basic medications (or prescribed if any)
- Torchlight or flashlights with extra number of cells and bulbs
- Personal toiletries and towels