The Mountain Messenger

Submit a Guest Column


The decision to print any submission is completely at the discretion of the Mountain Messenger editor. Letters and columns must include the author's name, hometown, and affiliation (if any). The Mountain Messenger reserves the right to edit all letters.

Guest Story Policy

Submissions should be no longer than 500-750 words and are subject to editing for style and content. Please include a daytime phone number. The editors reserve the right to edit all columns.


Photos are encouraged with Guest Columns. Color and black-and-white photographs are accepted. Photographs should be submitted in either a .jpg or .tif format of at least 100K in size. For example, a color photo 2 x 4 inches at 200 dpi saved at medium quality. Please email any photos you want alongside your column