Mümin Karabaş was born in Turkey, Adana in 1982 and started climbing with the mountaineering club of Çukurova University. He studied construction and graduated from Çukurova University. Once his studies where finished he dedicated most of his time to climbing.
He equipped new routes and climbed in many different areas in Turkey and abroad. As a member of the national climbing team he participated in several World Cup Championships. Nowadays he sets routes for the National Championships. When not climbing, Mümin works as a mountaing and rock climbing guide, does industial climbing and works for outdoor companies.