Sheri Albrecht remembers taking her first hike as a young child in the forest behind her Illinois home. Since the, she has hiked and backpacked in many U. S. states and National Parks including Maine, Colorado, Washington and Hawaii. Sheri joined the Sierra Club in 1990. She served on the ExCom of the Iowa-Illinois Eagle View Group for several years. Now a resident of Walford, Iowa, she returns to Bear Valley after participating in the Sierra Club’s Music in the Mountains outing in 2009.