Pindari Glacier

  • A group of 14 trekkers, including 13 US nationals, were recently stranded at Pindari glacier after an avalanche hit Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar district.

About Pindari Glacier

  • It is located in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand in the Kumaon Himalayas.
  • It lies on the edge of Nanda Devi (7816 meters), which is the highest peak in India.
  • Zero Point of Pindari Glacier is situated at an altitude of 3660 meters above sea level.
  • It is the source of the Pindari River, which meets the Alakananda River at Karnaprayag in the Garhwal district.
  • On the right side of the Pindari Glacier lies the Kafani Glacier.
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