24 September

Semester 43: Life on Campus

This week marks the start of our second week of classes. So far, classes have been very fun and engaging as we are all finally settling into the school routine after expedition. In math class we have been diving into …
23 May

Gear Up for Good

“In wildness is the preservation of the world." - Henry David Thoreau Hello! My name is Chap Grubb. I went to HMI back in 2008, as a member of RMS XXI. My time exploring the wilderness with Molly and Danny …
13 May

Semester 42: A Week in the Life

As the semester is coming to a close, our lives have become increasingly filled with intense activity and excitement for the future. It can get a little stressful sometimes, so the weekends are a great way to relax our minds. …
26 April

Grounding Our Sense of Place

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself: What is the history of the land I’m standing on? Through whose hands has it passed ownership? How can we acknowledge these histories? Throughout all HMI programs, a key part of our school’s …
29 March

Semester 42: Spring in Leadville!

We have had many visitors on campus lately. From relatives to aspiring science teachers, people keep showing up at our slippery doorstep. Apprentices from Semester 40 arrived yesterday to mingle with the students and showed up just in time to …
21 March

Semester 42: Second Expedition

Group A: Second expedition was an adventure in the Colorado back-country, one like no other. Between the curiously strong weather and various challenges with the native wildlife it taught us physical and mental fortitude. There was nothing more satisfying than …
22 February

Semester 42: First Weeks on Campus!

This week Luis Guillermo Benites visited HMI to give a talk to the students about the extreme mountaineering adventures he has been on in his life. He explained the immense amount of work that it took to accomplish a goal …