Monica Prelle

Monica Prelle

Monica Prelle writes about the outdoors, travel, and running. Her work has appeared in Afar, Bicycling, Climbing, The Guardian, Mountain, Runner’s World, and VICE Sports among others. Based in Mammoth Lakes, California, Monica spends most of her time snowboarding and running.

Published

'Limits of the Known' Explores a Life of Adventure

David Roberts' stories of harrowing climbs, first ascents, and the deaths of climbing partners launched his writing career, but it was insightful self-examination that made his writing so prolific.

Monica Prelle
Mar 15, 2018

Why the Mile Is Dead (and Worth Saving)

For nearly a decade, the world record in the mile was stopped at four minutes. When Roger Bannister broke the barrier May 6, 1954, he accomplished the impossible. Ten years later, Ryun raised the...

Monica Prelle
May 6, 2014