High Mountain Institute Gap: Find Your Semester

    High Mountain Institute Gap: Find Your Semester


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: Chile, United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Semester
    • Start Month: January
    • Category: Outdoor Adventure
    • Selective: Yes
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Hotel, Tents
    • Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
    • Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
    • Call: (719) 486-8200 ext. 110
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    On each HMI Gap semester, students travel for 80 days through the wilderness in a tight-knit community of 12 peers and 3 instructors learning technical outdoor adventure skills, engaging in environmental studies and conservation projects, and growing as leaders.

    In order to choose the semester that is right for you–ask yourself: what do I want to learn, and where do I want to travel?
    Students can apply to a semester that focuses on backpacking, rock climbing, or both. Our courses travel within the American West and Chilean Patagonia. Explore our website to learn more!

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