Published Writing

Monica Prelle | Select Clips, Awards, and Press 

Alaska Airlines Magazine

Mountain Majesty – Mammoth Lakes Travel Planner March 2015

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

Spring and Summer in the Mammoth Lakes Region March 2013

Afar Travel Guides

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

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

Bespoke Magazine

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


Brenda Martinez turns Rejection into a Chance to Give Back June 2015

Foam Magazine

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

Hang Gliding and Paragliding Magazine

Dave Turner: Fly Like an Eagle March 2015

Hiking the Headwaters: Finding Flow in the San Joaquin River High Country July 2015

Mammoth Lakes Endurance Crib Blog

The Wondrous Altitude Training of Alexi Pappas October 2015

Trail Runner David Laney on Trails and Trials August 2015

Rhae Shaw is Ready to Take on the Tour of California May 2015

Adriana Nelson Joins ASICS Mammoth Track Club April 2015

Mammoth Times

Olympic Sports Psychology with Kelly Clark  January 16, 2014

 New Records Set at Mammoth Freedom Mile July 2014

Matador Network

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

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

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

Kayaking the World’s Biggest Lake August 2012

Hiking Guide to Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, Ontario July 2012

Mountain Magazine

The Pantheon: Mammoth, CA Mountain Collective 2014/2015 issue

MTN Lodges: Alpenhof Lodge, Mammoth, CA Early Winter 2014

MTN Lodges: The Knickerbocker Mansion, Big Bear Lake, CA Early Winter 2015

Montage Magazine

Great Heights: Rock Climbing Ascends into Mainstream Sporting, Summer 2015

American Wine Revolution Winter 2014

Adventures in Wonderland Winter 2013

South America’s Virtuoso: The Wine’s of Chile Spring 2013

A Smart Pairing:  Technology and wine come together 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

Outside Online

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

How Deena Kastor will Attack the NYC Marathon October 30, 2014

Sea Island Life Magazine

At Your Service: Wine concierges personalize service Winter 2014

Sun Valley Magazine

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

Pairing Wine with the Great Outdoors  April 2012

The Active Times

Freeskiing to Debut at 2014 Winter Olympic Games January 2014

Fast Times at the Mammoth Track November 2013

Two-Wheeled Whitefish August 2012

Epic Descents: 7 classic Sierra summits  April 2012

The Sheet News

A Mere Mortal Cannot Kill a Goddess: Restaurant Skadi Closes  May 25, 2012

Visit Mammoth 

Surfing Mammoth’s Snow January 2015

Climbing a Classic inKings Canyon National Park August 2015

Hooked: Learning to Fish in the High Sierra Backcountry April 2015

Daniel Tapia’s Road to Running Success March 2015

Mammoth Mountain Featured Run: Monuments November 2014

Confessions of a Winter Angler November 2014

Local Profile: Jeremy McGhee October 2014

Women’s Adventure

From Gold Medal Favorite to Sochi Underdog January 2014


Bodie McDowell Scholar 2014, Outdoor Writers Association of America

Editor’s Choice Fellowship 2014 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood in Napa Valley.

Best Outdoors Website 2013, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California

Best Conference Related Work 2013, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California

Best Series of Photographs 2012, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California

Best Feature Photo 2012, Outdoor Writer’s Association of California (OWAC)


Camping Novice? Let Monica Prelle guide you through it, Metro News, New York, July 2013

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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