I got an email from the fine folks at the Sierra Club, pimping out their latest edition of their Sierra Club Radio podcast.

I’ve never listened before, but it’s actually a neat, concise little piece of audio. This week’s episode features a great interview with Arlene Blum, who’s known primarily as a climber (and scientist), but has some great hiking tales, too. Like many folks I know, she was inspired to hike by the scenery of the West Coast, and she’s got a great story about forcing her way to the summit of Denali back when women were only allowed to trek to base camp to help cook and clean.

Crazy.

The rest of the podcast is divided into smaller news stories, green living tips, and some great in-depth coverage of the TXU coal power plant struggles in Texas.

Check out some past episodes and learn how to subscribe at the Sierra Club Radio site. I’ll be signing up as soon as my iPod gets back from the shop…

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