Grace Mumm

Hi, I'm Grace! I'm an avid backpacker and an Iowa native. I've called both coasts my home- and in a few short months, I'll make my home on the PCT. I'm a chef by profession, and when I'm not on trail or in the kitchen, I'm rock climbing and camping as much as I can. Happy reading and Happy Trails!

Posts

Replacing Fear with Joy to Hike 2,650 Miles

Replacing Fear with Joy to Hike 2,650 Miles

The day is bright and clear. White snow reflects sunshine into our eyes as we readjust our packs.Ice axe. Crampons. Snowshoes. Gaiters.

Apr 20, 2023 : Grace Mumm
The Inglorious Pre-Trail Lows

The Inglorious Pre-Trail Lows

I’ve barely slept in this inescapable cold, save for a few fitful hours of disturbed dreams. I lay curled in the fetal position, my down sleeping

Mar 23, 2023 : Grace Mumm
Would You Give Up Everything… For a Hike?

Would You Give Up Everything… For a Hike?

In a few short months, I’m leaving behind a life that I love. I’m leaving behind a thriving career, amazing friends, and the best community I’ve

Feb 24, 2023 : Grace Mumm