Loengpogang is the highest peak of the remote Jugal Himal. Its name means Big White Peak, a name which accurately describes this glacier-clad mountain, whose ice-falls, avalanches and crevasses have caused problems for climbers, including death by avalanche in 1957 to the first party who ever attempted the peak. . Like the other peaks of the Jugal, its north face is especially severe.
|Range/Region:||Central Nepal Himalaya|
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr, May, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||1962|
|First successful climber(s):||Yasuhisa and Morita, (Japanese expedition)|
|Nearest major airport:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Convenient Center:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
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