Loengpogang

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.

Elevation (feet): 23,239
Elevation (meters): 7,083
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
Range/Region: Central Nepal Himalaya
Latitude: 28.2
Longitude: 85.8
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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