"climbing" tag

VANISHED // Climbing Magazine

The first snowfall of the year is usually a beautiful and joyous celebration in the small ski town of Mammoth Lakes in California’s Eastern Sierra, but the early October snow was disheartening for…

Climbing a Classic in Kings Canyon National Park // Visit Mammoth Insider Blog

As the sun finally lifted over the horizon, the tall granite dome came into view. The cool air rose with the sun and I took off the beanie and down jacket I wore. …

Great Heights // Montage Magazine

  In early January, climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgensen captivated the world by scaling the Dawn Wall, and extremely smooth, 3,000-foot expanse of rock on Yosemite’s El Capitan. The duo’s 19-day climb…

Dave Turner Flies Like an Eagle // USHGPA Magazine

When Dave Turner landed in Verdi, Nevada last spring, he became the first paraglider to complete a full crossing of the state of California—and he did it solo and unsupported. Thirty days earlier…

Let’s Celebrate

It’s that time of year again. No not snow season. Not fall cleaning season either. The Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC) announced its annual Excellence in Craft Awards winners and yours truly…

A Profile of David Roberts on the Matador Network

DAVID ROBERTS  sounds like he’s talking about mountaineering when he describes the highs and lows of his career as a writer. “Writing isn’t fun, but it sure is gratifying when it works,” Roberts…

Monica Prelle © 2017 All Rights Reserved