- 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
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 youask 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!