John Muir is remembered primarily as a no-nonsense conservationist and the founding president of the Sierra Club, but he was also a bold adventurer, a fearless scrambler of peaks, glaciers, and waterfalls whose best-known essay includes a riveting account of nearly falling to his death, in 1872, while ascending California’s Mt. Ritter.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
Jane contacted groups like the Sierra Club and League of Women Voters.
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
I was liberal enough to appreciate the fact that the Sierra Club had known what it was doing in pushing for their construction.