I, ____________________, hereby acknowledge and agree that in my participation in adventure activities with Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc.:
1. I will not hold Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc., its officers, directors, employees and contractors responsible for any injury, death, accident, illness, delay, personal loss, personal property damage or other loss sustained by me and hereby release Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc., its officers, directors, employees and contractors due to any cause whatsoever, including without limitation, negligence on the part of Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc. or its employees or contractors. I further agree to indemnify Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc. and its employees and contractors for any and all legal fees (on a solicitor and his own client basis) or costs which may be incurred in defending any lawsuit or claim I may bring against them.
2. AND I DO HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT:
(a) I will participate in adventure activities entirely at my own risk. Participation in any outdoor activity and travel in natural, outdoor environments involve inherent risks, dangers and hazards. These risks may include, but are not limited to: natural disasters, forces of nature, weather conditions, rugged or steep terrain, avalanches, rock fall, slippery footing, water, isolation from medical facilities, difficult evacuation, equipment failure, mechanical breakdown, human error, interaction or encounters with wildlife, negligence of other participants and accidents. These and other risks may cause serious injury, illness, death, personal property damage or personal losses.
(b) I am aware that physical exertion required to participate in adventure activities can activate or aggravate pre-exisiting conditions or congenital defects. I acknowledge that I should seek medical advice if I know or suspect that my physical condition may be incompatible with the activities.
(c) That this Waiver of all Claims, Release from Liability and Assumption of Risk is binding on myself, my heirs, my executors, administrators, personal representatives and assigns.
(d) That the term “adventure activities” as used in the Waiver of all Claims, Release from Liability and Assumption of Risk includes without limiting the generality of that term, training sessions, programmes and events that are in any way authorized, sanctioned, organized or operated by Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc.
(e) I understand that by signing this release I may be forever prevented from suing or otherwise claiming against Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc., its officers, directors, employees and contractors for certain loss or damages, whether for property loss or personal injury, that I may sustain while participating in adventure activities.
(f) I understand that the included itinerary is a general guideline of what can be expected on my adventure trip, but is NOT a contract. Factors such as weather conditions, mechanical breakdown, flight cancellations, medical emergencies, political unrest, natural disasters or other uncontrollable circumstances can alter my trip.
(g) I will not hold Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc. responsible for extra costs incurred by me which include, but are not limited to: extra meals, accommodation, personal costs, or rebooking of commercial transportation.
I am not relying on any oral or written representations of statements made by Epic 4X4 Adventures, Inc., its officers, directors, employees and contractors and confirm that I have carefully read this agreement and understand its terms as acknowledged by my signature below.
Date: ____________________, 20___.
* Minors, under 18 years old, must have parent or legal guardian sign the form. Note: All participants in your party are required to read and sign a waiver before participation will be allowed. All waiver forms must be signed and dated.