RELEASE FORM

  • I, the above named person, being above the age of 18, in consideration of participating in an adventure travel trip (hiking, climbing, skiing, rafting, via ferrata, any activity considered as adventure or not), hereby acknowledge, agree, promise and covenant with Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits and all other persons or entities, on behalf of myself, my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate as follows:
    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK
    I understand and acknowledge that the activity that I am voluntarily about to engage in bears certain risks which could result in injury, death, illness or disease, physical or mental. Among these risks are the following:
    (1) The nature of the activity itself; adventure travel trip in Asia, South America, Europe and all countries world wide. This activity is potentially hazardous due to hazards, natural or man made, while traveling anywhere: travel to and from the trek (such as by taxi, bus or aircraft), accident or illness in remote places without medical facilities, illness due to food or water or dehydration, failure of equipment, forces of nature, including but not limited to, rock fall, avalanche, electrical storms, mountain storms, snow, rain and altitude sickness of whatever type, careless, reckless or malevolent behavior on the part of third parties and injury to property or injury or death due to political or socio-economic problems in the country of travel; (2) the acts or omissions or negligence in any degree of Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits, their agents, employees, and other persons or entities; (3) the acts of other participants in these activities; (4) my own physical condition or my own acts or omissions.
    I understand and acknowledge that the above list is not complete or exhaustive, and that other risks, known or unknown, identified or unidentified may also result in injury, death, illness or disease.
  • ACCEPTANCE OF RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY
    Being aware that this activity entails risks of injury and damage to property, I agree and promise to accept and assume all responsibility and risk for injury, illness, death, disease and damage to property arising from my participation in these activities. My participation in these activities is purely voluntary, no one is forcing me to participate, and I elect to participate with full knowledge of the potential risks.
  • RELEASE
    I hereby voluntarily release and forever discharge Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits, their agents or employees and all other persons or entities from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in these activities, including specifically but not limited to negligent acts or omissions of Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits, their agents or employees, and all other persons or entities, for any and all injury, death, illness, disease or damage to my property.
    I further agree, promise and covenant to hold harmless and indemnify, Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/ a Mountain Spirits, their agents or employees, and all other persons or entities, for any such injury, death, illness, disease or damage to property.
    I further agree, promise and covenant not to sue, assert or otherwise maintain any claim against Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits, their agents or employees, and all other persons or entities, for any injury, death, illness, disease or damage to property arising from or connected in any way with my participation in these activities.
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF EFFECT OF THIS RELEASE AGREEMENT
    I understand and acknowledge that by initialing and/or signing this document I have given up certain legal rights and/or possible claims, which I might otherwise assert and maintain against Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits, their agents or employees, and other persons or entities, including specifically, but not limited to, rights arising from claims for the acts or omissions or negligence in any degree of Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits, their agents or employees, and all other persons or entities.
    It is further agreed and understood that if any Court should find any part of this document invalid, the remaining portion of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
    It is further agreed, by and between the parties, that any legal dispute arising out of the Agreement will be adjudicated under the laws of the State of Idaho.
  • I understand that this is the entire agreement between me and Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits, and that it cannot be modified or changed in any way by the representations or statements of any employee or agent of Patterson Guide Service, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Spirits or by me.
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