Sierra Magazine Launches First-Ever All-Wind Issue

March/April issue focuses on breakthroughs in clean energy innovations; profiles climbers cashing in on their rope skills; and extreme wind sports

(SAN FRANCISCO) – Today Sierra magazine, the official magazine of the Sierra Club, released its first-ever all-wind issue. In addition to features presenting clean energy innovations, all departments and recurring columns concentrate on production, athletics and products that harness the power of wind in new and pioneering ways.

“Tapping into wind innovation adds great value and excitement to the outdoor industries’ sustainability efforts,” said Kristi Rummel, Sierra Magazine National Advertising Director. “We know that Sierra readers care deeply about the natural environment and our public lands just as much as they enjoy actively participating in outdoor sports. We work hard to educate and inspire them with forward-thinking activities, sports, gear and merchandise that encourages their enjoyment and exploration of the great outdoors.”

From windsurfing and sailing to paragliding and ice yachting, “Gust Junkies” are getting their adrenaline fix participating in extreme wind-driven sports. For everyone else, Johnathon Allen found the coolest wind toys ever to help you tap into nature’s power supply.

Mountaineers are trading granite walls for towering turbines, finding new heights to summit. “Corporate Climbers” follows experienced climbers as they rappel down turbines at wind farms across the country.

Grammy-nominated Jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding reveals to the Green Life her favorite place outdoors and her favorite way to connect to the environment. The Green Life also identified a fun, economical alternative to buying organic herbs: growing your own!

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