Climate : Mild
High in the mountains, the Misty Peaks are a gorgeous and unique rule unto themselves. Home to some advanced creatures, this area encompasses caves, waterfalls, a forgotten village and even a rush filled marshland into its mystery draped design.
Ludroth, Gargwa, Jaggi, Jaggia, Purple Ludroth, Pink Rathian, Bullfango
The only thing to really reiterate is that this area is filled with high level creatures, and every preparation you can take before entering it is recommended. Eat a meal, grab some Mega Potions, stock up on Traps.
You should know the drill by the time you reach this zone and the game expects that. There's less help here; after the Purple Ludroth quest you'll be dropped into zones at random, and forced to fight without supplies for a while.
Oh, and always consider bringing lots of Antidotes; more and more creatures are rocking poison effects from here on in.
Shortcuts & Secrets
Area 3 to Area 7 – there is a vine bridge that connects Areas 3 and 9, but you can jump from the left side of this bridge to transport yourself directly to Area 7.
Veggie Elder – The Veggie Elder hangs out at Base Camp, he's not hard to find.