Today's Date: September 26, 2020
In consideration of the services of The Rock Gym - Rexburg in Rexburg, Idaho, their agents, owners, officers, volunteers, participants, employees, and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf (hereinafter collectively referred to as "The Rock Gym - Rexburg "), I hereby agree to release, indemnify, and discharge The Rock Gym - Rexburg , on behalf of myself, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate as follows:
I acknowledge that rock climbing entails known and unanticipated risks which could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to myself, to property, or to third parties. I understand that such risks simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity.
The risks include, among other things: the hazards of walking on uneven terrain and slips and falls; being struck by rockfall or other objects dislodged or thrown from above; the use of climbing ropes and equipment; the risks of falling off the rock wall; my own physical condition, and the physical exertion associated with this activity.
Furthermore, The Rock Gym - Rexburg and its owners, officers, volunteers, participants, employees have difficult jobs to perform. They seek safety, but they are not infallible. They might be unaware of a participant's fitness or abilities. They may give inadequate warnings or instructions, and the equipment being used might malfunction.
I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this activity. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, and I elect to participate in spite of the risks.
I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Rock Gym - Rexburg from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which are in any way connected with my participation in this activity or my use of The Rock Gym - Rexburg equipment or facilities, including any such Claims which allege negligent acts or omissions of The Rock Gym - Rexburg.
Should The Rock Gym - Rexburg or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney's fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs.
I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I may cause or suffer while participating, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself. I further certify that I have no medical or physical conditions which could interfere with my safety in this activity, or else I am willing to assume - and bear the costs of - all risks that may be created, directly or indirectly, by any such condition.
In the event that I file a lawsuit against The Rock Gym - Rexburg, I agree to do so solely in the state of Idaho, and I further agree that the substantive law of that state shall apply in the action without regard to the conflict of law rules of that state. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. By signing this document, I acknowledge that if anyone is hurt or property is damaged during my participation in this activity, I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against The Rock Gym - Rexburg on the basis of any claim from which I have released them herein.
I have had sufficient opportunity to read this entire document. I have read and understood it, and I agree to be bound by its terms.
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