Imp Peak looks as menacing as it does beautiful. It is one of the four 11,000 ft peaks in the Taylor Hilgards of the southern Madison. These are the highest mountains of Montana, outside of the Beartooth Plateau.
The alpine tundra in winter feels like a frozen barren desert. It is hard to imagine such a brutal climate after seeing the thriving environment mid-summer. Even so, the high country is as beautiful as it is terrible.