16Dec, 2020

HMI Gap: Our Last Expedition

Written by Grace, Carrin and Meg Our first few days in the KOFA We begin our hiking days with a familiar routine: packing our backpacks with all our belongings, making a tasty warm breakfast (usually hash browns or oatmeal),  treating …

16Dec, 2020

HMI Gap: Reflecting on challenge & reward

written by Jake Wang Disclaimer: **If you’ve never experienced an HMI program before many of Jake’s references may leave you scratching your head…we’ve got a pretty impressive lexicon of random terms that eventually become like a second language to students** …

24Nov, 2020

Gap: The River Giveth

written by Sameer Das The light of day was snatched from my eyes as I was thrown into frigid water. My breath was held tight as I tried to reach for what I thought was a lifeline above me. To …

17Nov, 2020

HMI Gap: A Tale of Two Treks

Written by: Sol Walker and Janak Bhakta The following two stories recount the Wilderness & Conservation Semester 1 group’s trek through the Paria Canyon. To minimize human impact, the group split into two smaller independent groups that completed the trek …