CENTRAL ALBERTA MOUNTAIN CLUB
TRIP WAIVER AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT
A trip is defined as starting when the group gathers to commence the activity (i.e. at the trail head) and ends when the group arrives at the planned trail end.
In consideration of being permitted to participate in all trips planned for the Central Alberta Mountain Club during this current year’s membership, until the 31st of March 2020, I agree to assume all risks in participating in the trips and I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns release and forever discharge the Central Alberta Mountain Club, its officers, members of the executive committee, representatives, agents, managers, trip co-coordinators and trip participants (collectively referred to as the “Club”) from any and all lawsuits, causes of action, claims or demands of any nature, howsoever caused, including, but not limited to, negligence contributed to or occasioned by the Club including: failure of trip equipment, death or injury to myself, or any loss/damage to my property arising out of, or in connection with, my participation in the Trip and all arrangements made thereto.
This waiver is not construed as a release of the driver of any vehicle with respect to any cause of action that may arise as a result of the operation or use of a motor vehicle.
On behalf of myself, my next of kin, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, I hereby agree to save harmless and indemnify the club from and against all lawsuits, causes of action, claims, or demands of any nature, howsoever caused, including but not limited to negligence contributed to or occasioned by the club, including failure of trip equipment, together with all associated costs and expenses of any nature, for death or injury to myself or loss or damage to my property arising out of or in connection with my participation in the Trip.
I recognize and acknowledge the possibility of damage or loss to my property and injury or death to myself and I further recognize and acknowledge risks and hazards involved in my participation in the Trip, including but not limited to such hazards as travel in general, avalanche danger, wildlife incidents, sudden changes in weather, falls, failure of equipment, the possibility of becoming lost, hypothermia, glacier travel, error of judgment of the trip co-coordinator or group and all other hazards associated with hiking, mountaineering, ice climbing, rock climbing, wilderness travel, cross-country skiing, and all other activities arising out of or in connection with the Trip and I agree to assume all such risks and hazards , and I further agree to bear all costs of search, rescue or medical attention rendered to me or in connection with me arising from the Trip.
I recognize that the destination of the Trip may be changed and I hereby acknowledge that this waiver and assumption of risk shall apply to the alternative Trip. I hereby agree to conduct myself according to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Club. I confirm that I have taken the course(s) appropriate to and necessary for the Trip or its alternative.
I agree to the use of photos of myself and/or family by the club on the CAMC website and or Facebook page. If I do not agree to the use of photos of myself or family I accept full responsibility to let persons in my group know of my said wishes.
I HAVE READ THIS WAIVER AND THE ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT. I UNDERSTAND IT AND I ACCEPT ITS TERMS.