INTERNAL NOTE ONLY: Form wording was updated on 8/8/19 for the 19-20 season. Submissions prior to 8/8/19 had wording as shown on the 18.19 form.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISK, RELEASE, & CONSENT TO TREAT
A release of liability must be completed for each participant in a Mountain School program. You must check the box marked ‘I AGREE’ and your full name. A parent or guardian must complete the release of liability for any minors under the age of 18.
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In consideration of permission to participate in Snowbird’s Mountain School at Snowbird every participant and every parent or guardian of a minor must read this entire Agreement and sign at the end indicating that the signator has read this document and, if applicable, has discussed the risks described herein with their child or other minor participant, and requests that the minor be allowed to participate in Mountain Sports School at Snowbird despite the risks.
I and any minor participant on whose behalf I am signing, voluntarily assume each and every one of the risks described below and understand that these risks can result in SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. I further understand that this document constitutes an express assumption of the risks outlined herein, and also constitutes an implied assumption of the risk to the extent injury or death results from a risk not expressly identified herein but which is a common part of participating in the Mountain School. I understand and acknowledge that skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, rock climbing, yoga, ropes course initiatives, slack lining, dry land training, camping, use of climbing walls, zip lines, mountain coasters and alpine slides, and any other alpine activities, including the use of lifts, involve many risks, dangers, and hazards, including, but not limited to changing weather and snow conditions; variations in terrain; grooming; ice; avalanches; snow immersion; deep snow; rocks; trees and tree wells; streams; ditches; collisions with natural or man-made objects which may or may not be marked; impact with lift towers and or other structures and their components; collisions with other skiers; terrain features; exceeding ones skiing/riding ability; jumping; falling; slick or uneven walking surfaces; equipment failures and the possibility of becoming lost or separated from the class or instructor. I understand that snowmaking and grooming activities and equipment, and snowmobiles may be encountered at any time and collisions may occur. I assume the risk of loading, riding and unloading the ski lifts, including the risk of falls or other injuries whether or not such falls or injuries were caused by my own actions or the negligent actions of others. I acknowledge that my child may ride a chairlift with other children and not with an adult. I understand that it could take a significant amount of time for rescue personnel to locate and reach an injured person. I understand there may be transportation by use of a snowmobile or other resort vehicle including shuttle busses, and use of terrain features as part of the Mountain School experience. I understand the philosophy of Snowbird Mountain School is to increase your enjoyment by increasing your skill level. This may be accomplished by increasing the difficulty of skills, terrain and instruction.
I understand that Snowbird may take photographs of mountain school activities at any time, and I agree that my likeness or that of my child may be used exclusively by Snowbird Resort for the purpose of publicity, public relations, social media sharing or other commercial purposes without compensation and without restriction as to frequency or duration.
I also understand that instructors may need to change equipment through the Snowbird rental shop to enhance the experience of my child(ren). These changes will be made by certified rental technicians, and will be logged into our system under the authorization of the child’s instructor. I authorize Snowbird to exchange personal equipment for proper fit and use that is acceptable to the activity if it is determined by Snowbird the equipment does not meet performance standards.
I give my permission for my child to receive immediate medical attention if needed during participation in Snowbird’s programs. I agree to pay all costs associated with such medical care and related transportation for the child and to indemnify and hold Snowbird Resort LLC, Snowbird Operations LLC, Snowbird Holdings LLC, it’s representatives, agents, affiliates, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any costs incurred therein.
In consideration of my acceptance in Snowbird Mountain School programs, I also agree to indemnify and hold Snowbird Corporation harmless from any and all losses, claims and expense including attorney fees and other legal expense incurred by reason of claims or liability for claims relating to participation in Snowbird’s Mountain School, regardless of whether such claims are alleged to have arisen in whole or in part due to THE NEGLIGENCE OF Snowbird Mountain School, Snowbird Resort LLC, Snowbird Operations LLC, Snowbird Holdings LLC, or any of their representatives, agents, affiliates, officers, directors, and employees.
To the extent any portion of this Agreement is deemed unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. Any legal action will be brought in the state of Utah and Utah law will govern. I understand and agree that this Agreement fully binds all heirs, successors and assigns.
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