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Liability Waiver and Assumption of Risk

 

We do our best to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants. Snowmobiling involves some risk, and we require all guests to sign an assumption of risk and damages and a liability waiver prior to departure.

 

PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT

RELEASE OF LIABILITY and ASSUMPTION OF RISK

 

ATTENTION: By signing this document you waive certain legal rights, including the right to sue. Read carefully before signing

 

TO: Great Canadian Snowmobile Tours Inc (GCST), its employees, guides, sales agents, affiliates, independent contractors, and representatives; (all of whom to be herein referred to as GCST), and

TO: Her Majesty the Queen in right of the Province of  British Columbia

 

ASSUMPTION OF RISKS:

I am aware that snowmobile touring, renting a snowmobile and or the associated activities involved with the said activities, exposes me to many risks, hazards and dangers (both known and unknown). Risks include but not limited to: Weather conditions may be extreme and can change rapidly without warning, GCST cannot predict whether the terrain being travelled is safe for winter travel or if an avalanche may occur, trees, rocks, variable snow conditions, impact or collision with other snowmobilers / skiers, falls from the snowmobile, grooming devices, becoming lost or separated from the group, negligence on behalf of other snowmobilers / skiers and GCST. I accept all risks, hazards and dangers to which I may be exposed and acknowledge the possibility that I may suffer loss resulting there from. I further acknowledge that such personal injury, death, illness, property damage or property loss may result from the risks inherent in winter travel and related activities, or may result from the negligence or faults of GCST. I am freely and voluntarily assuming all of the risks and hazards and I am participating in the snowmobile tour and or rental as provided by GCST entirely at my own risk. I further agree to act responsibly and prudent in said activities which includes; using common sense, following and obeying the guides and guide instructions, doing regular check ups and inspections of vehicle and or other equipment material provided as to prevent any mishap or accident. I agree to not use any equipment or participate in any tour under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication, extreme fatigue or jet-lag and cause no wilful damage. I am aware I do not have to ride in terrain or conditions I am not comfortable with or capable of and will stop my vehicle and alert my guides of such.

 

Medical Conditions:I have no known medical conditions that could affect my capabilities of riding / renting a snowmobile. Please list all allergies, medication and or medical conditions that could affect your ability to participate in your trip/rental. You are required to inform your guide / rental staff prior to trip departure of any changes in your medical conditions: _______________________________________________________________________________________

 

I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury and or rescue evacuation that may arise while involved in the said activities, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury and or rescue evacuation myself. I acknowledge that in the event of an accident, rescue and medical treatment may not be immediately available. I further certify that I am willing to assume the risk of any medical or physical condition I may have.

 

I have taken notice and agree to; the rental terms and conditions, damage repair and parts amounts as posted in the premises and agree to these terms, conditions and rates. I agree to pay for any and all damages, loss and 3rd party damages as outlined by the terms and conditions of the rental contract, as indicated by the deductibles. I agree to pay for damages as per prices from dealers or repair quoted from an official dealer. I have taken notice and accept the conditions under which I am responsible for full damages (as listed under Prohibited use), regardless of fault or deductible.

 

RELEASE OF LIABILITY WAIVER OF CLAIMS: I hereby agree to the following:

I voluntarily release, forever discharge, agree to indemnify and hold harmless GCST and the Province, from any and all claims that I may have in the future, including but not limited to; damages, loss, death or injury, equipment failure or improper knowledge thereof, including claims for negligence, of GCST, for myself, my heirs and other representatives and assigns which I may have as a consequence of my rental.

In entering into this agreement I am not relying on any oral, written or visual representations or statements made by GCST with respect to the safety of operating a snowmobile.

This agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the >ProvinceBritish Columbia. Any litigation involving the parties in this agreement shall solely be brought forth within the Province ofBritish Columbia.

 

I agree and comply with all the terms and conditions of the rental contract and registration form. I have read and fully understand the contents of this agreement prior to signing it. I am signing it freely and voluntarily and I agree that this agreement will be binding on me, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives and assigns.

 

Children under the age of majority (nineteen) are the full responsibility of parent(s) or legal guardian(s). Parent(s) hereby agree to assume all risks, liability and damage caused by their children.

Children name(s): _____________________ (Does not apply to rentals) Date _____________

 

Client Name: __________________________ Signature: _____________________________

 

GCST Witness: ________________________ Signature: _____________________________

 

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Contact Information

Great Canadian Snowmobile Tours, Revelstoke BC

North America - call 1-877-837-9594

Europe - call 1-250-837-959

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