The Mountain Messenger

Submit a Story


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

Guest Story Policy

Submissions should be roughly 500-750 words and are subject to editing for style and content. Call us about submitting longer pieces. Please include a daytime phone number. The editors reserve the right to edit all stories.


We recommend photos with Guest Stories. Color and black-and-white photographs are accepted. Photographs should be submitted in either a .jpg or .tif at 300 dpi. For example, a color photo 2 x 4 inches at 300 dpi saved at high quality. Please email any photos you want alongside your story