The Pir Panjal Range in the Indian Himalayas is home to several majestic glaciers, each offering a unique and awe-inspiring experience for adventure enthusiasts. Here are details about four prominent glaciers in the region:

Duhangan Glacier (Deo Tibba Glacier):

  •     Location: Situated in the Duhangan Valley, near Deo Tibba Peak.
  •     Size: Duhangan Glacier is a sizable glacier with an impressive expanse of ice.
  •     Landscape: Surrounded by towering peaks, the glacier provides breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan landscape.
  •     Trekking Routes: The Duhangan Glacier is often part of trekking routes, attracting adventure seekers to witness its beauty while traversing the picturesque terrain.
Umesh Raina on Deo Tibba Glacier Indrasan Peak in the background
Umesh Raina on Deo Tibba Glacier Indrasan Peak in the background: Ascent Descent Adventures

Bhadal Glacier:

  •     Location: Nestled in the Pir Panjal Range, Bhadal Glacier is known for its pristine surroundings.
  •     Features: This glacier is characterized by its crevasses and seracs, creating a mesmerizing icescape.
  •     Accessibility: Access to Bhadal Glacier may involve trekking through scenic alpine meadows, adding to the overall adventure.
View from Hampta Pass on Pir Panjal Range
View from Hampta Pass on Pir Panjal Range: Ascent Descent Adventures

Hamta Glacier:

  •     Location: Situated in the Hamta Valley, this glacier is renowned for its accessibility and captivating vistas.
  •     Treks: Hamta Glacier is often a highlight of the popular Hamta Pass trek, attracting trekkers with its stunning views and relatively moderate trekking conditions.
  •     Flora and Fauna: The trek to Hamta Glacier offers glimpses of diverse flora and fauna, making it a holistic experience for nature lovers.
Beas Kund Glacier
Beas Kund Glacier on Pir Panjal Range: Ascent Descent Adventures

Beas Kund Glacier:

  •     Source of the Beas River: Beas Kund is not just a glacier but also the source of the Beas River, adding historical and cultural significance.
  •     Pilgrimage: Many consider Beas Kund a sacred destination, and it is a common pilgrimage site.
  •     Trekking Expedition: Adventure enthusiasts often embark on the Beas Kund trek, which combines spirituality with the thrill of reaching the glacial source of a major river.

These glaciers not only showcase the raw beauty of the Pir Panjal Range but also provide opportunities for trekking and mountaineering adventures. Ascent Descent Adventures invites you to travel these glaciers, offering a blend of challenge and natural splendor for an unforgettable experience in the Indian Himalayas.

Glaciers in the Pir Panjal
Glaciers in the Pir Panjal: Ascent Descent Adventures