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Rachel Lum

Rachel Lum

Before setting up her base camp in the foothills of the Sierra, Rachel called Michigan home, with a few stints living and gallivanting abroad. She now leads one of the co-op’s finest stores in Folsom, CA. Whether backpacking with her dogs, paddling the American or recovering from her adventures in an eastern Sierra hot spring—or her backyard DIY wood-fired soaking tub—Rachel spends her free time surrounded by trees, music and laughter. REI employee and member since 2014.

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Rachel Lum

Rachel Lum: Why I Vote

As part of our Gear Up to Vote effort, we asked our employees, members and partner organizations to share what motivates them to vote. This Why I Vote perspecti...