Kalaband is a popular glacier of Uttarakhand state of India. It is a glacier of Himalaya and is located in the east Kumaun region of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand in India. This glacier is situated north to the Milam Valley and west to the Darma valley. This glacier lies just
above the Yankcharand Sankalp
glaciers which is also a name of a popular glacier. This glacier when combines with Yankchar glacier then form Sankalp glacier.
Kalaband glacier system is a mixed glacial system of Kalabaland-Burfu Kalganga glacier which are the basis of Kalaband glacier. Kalaband glacier is15 km in length.
Peaks around Kalaband glacier
A number of popular peaks are located around Kalaband glacier. These peaks acts as a trekking destination for the visitors. Various peaks are-
Kalabaland Glacier is surrounded by the horseshoe-shaped Himalayan situated spots Goriganga and
Lassar Yankti valley and it lies in the east of the Milam Glacier.
Ralam gad river is the only river which originates from the glaciers of Kalabaland. It is also a combination of two other glaciers those are Yangchar
How to reach
This glacier can be accessed by trekking to this glacier. The trekking way to this glacier is through the route-
Munsiyari–Lilum–Pilthi–Sapodair-Ralam–Sankalpa Glacier–Kalabaland Glacier.
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