Bag of Peaks

Black Butte mountain

Peak quiz number 5

Do you know ’em like the back of your hand?

Here in southwest Montana, we’re surrounded by iconic mountains. From the sweeping ridgeline of the Bridgers, to the jagged outcrops of the Madison Range, to the broad plateaus and dramatic faces of the Beartooths, each range and individual peak has its own distinct character. Some highpoints are easily identifiable—at least from certain vantage points. But what if we look from a different angle? Have you seen the faces less looked-upon? Here are 10 nearby peaks that—if you get out enough—you ought to recognize from any perspective. If you think you’ve aced the test, swing by our office at 313 W. Mendenhall for a prize.