EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
RVR 2 RVR
WORKSHOPS – RETREATS – ADVENTURES – TOURS
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EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK ASSOCIATED WITH SANDHAVA RETREATS, LLC, DBA RVR2RVR, WORKSHOPS, RETREATS, ADVENTURES, AND TOURS:
I, ______________________________________ do hereby affirm and acknowledge that I am informed of the following inherent hazards and risks associated with outdoor recreational activities, transportation of equipment related to the activities, and traveling to and from activity sites in which I am about to engage. These include but are not limited to:
- Risk of injury from the activity and equipment utilized in recreational activities such as yoga, personal fitness, rafting, stand-up paddleboarding, boating, rock climbing, rappelling, canyoneering, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, zip lining, motorized touring can be significant and includes the potential for permanent disability and death.
- Recreational activities such as yoga, personal fitness, rafting, stand-up paddleboarding, boating, rock climbing, rappelling, canyoneering, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, zip lining, motorized touring falls may cause cuts, broken bones and other injuries including death.
- Exposure to hidden or obvious obstructions, and/or debris found in lakes, rivers, and tributaries can cause drowning or other harm.
- Possible equipment failure and/or malfunction of my own or others’ equipment.
- Running into objects, persons or animals including but not limited to fallen skiers, jet-skis, barley submerged logs and stumps and other hazards that are not visible.
- My own negligence and/or the negligence of others, including owners, employees, and agents of RVR2RVR including but not limited to operator error.
- Hazards related to recreational activities such as yoga, personal fitness, rafting, stand-up paddleboarding, boating, rock climbing, rappelling, canyoneering, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, zip lining, motorized touring which include but are not limited to: collision, falling off of, or other hazards that may result in wetness, injury, exposure to elements, hypothermia, impact of body upon the water, upon rocks, injection of water into my body orifices, marine life forms, and/or drowning.
- Cold weather and heat related injuries and illness including but not limited to frostnip, frost bite, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sunburn, hypothermia, dehydration.
- Exposure to outdoor elements, including but not limited to avalanche, rock fall, inclement weather, thunder and lightning, severe and/or varied wind, temperature or weather conditions.
- Attack by or encounter with insects, reptiles, and/or animals.
- Accidents or illness occurring in remote places where there are no available medical facilities.
- Fatigue, chill, and/or dizziness, which may diminish my/our reaction time and increase the risk of accident.
- My sense of balance, physical coordination, and ability to follow instructions.
I understand the description of these hazards and risks is not complete and that unknown or unanticipated hazards and risks may result in injury, illness, disability, or death.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT:
In consideration for being permitted to participate in recreational activities such as yoga, personal fitness, rafting, stand-up paddleboarding, boating, rock climbing, rappelling, canyoneering, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, zip lining, motorized touring and related activities:
- Release of Liability. I HEREBY RELEASE WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE (Active or Passive) OR OTHERWISE, Sandhava Retreats, LLC, dba RVR2RVR and its officers, directors, employees, agents, and volunteers (collectively referred to herein as “Releasees”).
- Waiver of Claims. I knowingly, voluntarily, and expressly waive any claim I may have against Releasees for any injuries or damages that I may sustain as a result of participation of the above-described activities. I, my estate, heirs, survivors, executors, or assigns forever release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue Releasees for any injury or death caused by negligence or other acts.
- Indemnification. Further, I agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Releasees from any and all claims, damages, actions, causes of action, judgments, liabilities, demands, agreements, costs and controversies of any kind, in law, equity or otherwise, whether known or unknown, arising out of my participation in the above-described activities, whether caused by the negligence (active or passive) of the Releasees or otherwise.
- Entire Agreement. By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representation or statements made by the Releasees, other than what is set forth in this Agreement.
- Severability. This release shall be binding to the fullest extent permitted by law. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable.
“I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS AS WELL AS THE LEGAL RIGHTS THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP BY SIGNING IT ONLINE. BY CHECKING THE BOX, I SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.”