Published Writing

by Monica Prelle | Select Clips 

Outside Online

Why the Mile is Dead (and Worth Saving) May 6, 2014

Alaska Airlines Magazine

Mountain Majesty: Spring and Summer in the Mammoth Lakes Region March 2013

On a Grand Scale: Mammoth offers year-round activities March 2014

Afar Magazine – – Afar Travel Guides

A Local’s Guide to Mammoth Lakes, California, for, July 2013

Yosemite Travel Guide, March 2014

Backcountry Magazine

Kimmy Fasani’s Return to Powder February 2014

Powderhounds in the Night September 2013 (print only)

The Access Issue: Backcountry riders fight for their rights 8s and 11s Newsletter, June 2011

Burgers and Beer (and Backcountry Skiing) May 2011

Spring Fling: Is it really here? April 2011

Gear Test Day One:  Early Buzz March 2011

La Nina on Steroids January 2011

Bespoke Magazine

Haute Wine: Salvatore Ferragamo’s Il Borro winery Summer 2013

Foam Magazine

High-Altitude Haven: Olympic Snowboarder Kelly Clark’s Mountain Abode  December 2013

Mammoth Times

Olympic Sports Psychology with Kelly Clark  January 16, 2014

Matador Network

A profile of David Roberts, mountaineering pioneer and author March 2013

22 Instagrams out of Breckenridge, CO November 2012

Why you should explore Breckenridge, Colorado in the off-season October 2012

Mountain biking in Breckenridge, Colorado: 4 solid rides October 2012

7-day travel guide to Thunder Bay, Ontario September 2012

Lake Superior Aerial Tour: photo gallery August 2012

Kayaking the World’s Biggest Lake August 2012

Hiking Guide to Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, Ontario July 2012

Broken Lines: Fly Fishing the Sierra Nevada May 2011

Mountain Biking California Wine Country November 2010

Surfing Fiji October 2010

Montage Magazine

Adventures in Wonderland Winter 2013 digital edition pg. 58-61

South America’s Virtuoso: The Wine’s of Chile are attracting much-deserved attention Spring 2013
(digital edition)

A Smart Pairing:  Technology and wine come together to offer oenophiles the latest apps for their smartphones Fall 2013

Northern Ontario Tourism Travel Blog

Sailing the World’s Biggest Lake

Fishin’ the Nipigon at the Headwaters of Lake Superior

Hiking to the Top of the Giant

Flying Over the World’s Biggest Lake

An Entertaining Stay in Thunder Bay


Seven Scenic Summits Fall 2013

Sierra Heritage Magazine

Kamikaze Bike Games Returns to Mammoth October 2013

Farrington Clinches a Spot on the Olympic Snowboard Team January 21, 2014

Pairing Wine with the Great Outdoors – Spring edition April 2012


Eastern Sierra Nevada Hiking-Trail Running-Mountain Biking Trail Guide  August 2014

The Active Times

Freeskiing to Debut at 2014 Winter Olympic Games January 2014

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympian Kelly Clark January 2014

The Best Cross Training for Snowboarders November 2013

Fast Times at the Mammoth Track November 2013

In Search of Mexico’s Top Surf Breaks  April 2012

Two-Wheeled Whitefish August 2012

Epic Descents: 7 classic Sierra summits for backcountry skiers and snowboarders April 2012

That’s Flippin’ Awesome! April 2012

Visit Mammoth

Your Ultimate Guide to Red’s Meadow and Devils Postpile July 2014

3 Days of Adventure: Climbing in Mammoth Lakes July 2014

Top Spots for Dog Walking in mammoth Lakes July 2014

Running with Altitude: Summer 2014 Races in Mammoth July 2014

Summer Bike Events in Mammoth July 2014

How to Leave No Trace in the Mountains July 2014

5 Amazing Hikes to  Alpine Lakes Near Mammoth Lakes July 2014

Mammoth Hiking Essentials July 2014

Women’s Adventure

From Gold Medal Favorite to Sochi Underdog January 2014

And  few favorites from the archives:

A Mere Mortal Cannot Kill a Goddess The Sheet News May 25, 2012

A Fish Creek Adventure Mammoth Monthly, July 2007

Stoke: Surfing Mammoth’s Snow Mammoth Monthly Magazine, July 2007

Confessions of  a Winter Angler The Eastside, February 2009


Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) Bodie McDowell Scholarship winner, 2014.

Fellowship awarded to the 2014 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood in Napa Valley. Camping  Best Outdoors Website 2013, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)

Best Conference Related Work 2013, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC) Camping 2nd Place Best Website 2012, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)

Postcards from California About Camping, 1st Place Series of Photographs 2012, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)

Hot Creek and the High Sierra  About Camping, 1st Place Feature Photo 2012, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)

Broken Lines: Fly fishing the Sierra Nevada Matador Network, 2nd Place Action Photo 2012, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)

Gear Test: Day 1 to Day 5 Backcountry Magazine, 2nd Place Series of Articles 2012, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)

Stoke: Surfing Mammoth’s Snow July 2007, Mammoth Monthly Magazine, 3rd Place Best Magazine Feature 2007, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)


Camping Novice? Let Monica Prelle guide you through it, Metro News, New York

Morning Living Guest Speaker, Martha Stewart Living Radio XM110, May 17, 2012

Matador contributor Monica Prelle wins journalism award Matador Network, May 18, 2012

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