Please note that signing this agreement; you give up the right to sue for any injury or damages, however caused.
To: STRAIT UP CLIMBING LTD., (“the Company”) and its directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents
(collectively called “the Agents”) on September 20, 2020.
1. I agree as a precondition to my participation in all events organized by “the Company” and/or “the Agents”
including, but not limited to indoor rock climbing (referred to as “the Activities”) and in further consideration of “the
Company” allowing me to do so, that I will strictly be bound by the terms of this Release of Liability, Waiver of
Claims, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“the Agreement”).
2. I acknowledge that “the Activities” involve inherent risk and dangers that may cause serious injury and possible
death to participants.
3. I fully underdstand the risks and dangers associated with my participation in “the Activities” and accept same
entirely at my own risk.
And (except in the case of a minor turning 19 who must sign their own waiver),
I acknownledge this Assumption of Risk and Indeminity Agreement to be valid immediately and at all future times, in all Locations.
4. I hereby waive any and all claims which I may have against “the Company” and “the Agents” and release “the
Company” and “the Agents” from all liability for injury, death, property damage or any other loss sustained by me as
a result of my participation in “the Activities”, due to any cause whatsoever; including negligence, breach of contract,
or breach of any statutory or other duty of care by “the Company” and/or “the Agents”.
5. I appreciate that “the Agreement” limits the liability of “the Agents” to the same extent as it limits the liability of
“the Company”, even though “the Agents” are not formal parties to “the Agreement”.
I am 19 Years of age or older, and I have read and understand “the Agreement”. I understand that this document contains a
promise not to sue “the Company” and/or “the Agents” and that it constitutes a release of liability and an indemnity of all
claims. This Activity is not a requirement. I have freely chosen to participate. I hereby assume the risks associated with this
activity. If I am the parent and/or guardian of the participant I have read and understand and execute “the Agreement” on behalf of the minor.
I have read and hereby sign this agreement on behalf of myself, my personal representatives, heirs and assigns.
I have read and agree to the user agreement and terms of service below.
Strait Up Climbing Ltd staff members reserve the right to revoke climbing privileges if these rules are not followed. It is the responsibility of all climbers and spectators to know and understand Strait Up Climbing Ltd’s rules and to follow the rules at all times. If you are ever unsure about the rules, please speak to a Strait Up Climbing Ltd staff member immediately. If you have any medical conditions that may preclude activities such as climbing, or are injured please report it to staff immediately. From time to time photographs will be taken in the gym, and you agree by default to allow Strait Up Climbing Ltd. to use these photos for promotional purposes.
Indoor rock climbing is challenging, rewarding and fun. There is an inherent element of risk in any athletic activity. Climbing or bouldering on any wall at any height can result in falls and falls can result in serious injury or death. Review these rules and use the equipment according to the manufacturer instructions. Always seek qualified instruction if you are unfamiliar with any aspect of climbing.
To have access to the climbing wall at Strait Up Climbing Ltd., participants must sign the waiver. Instruction of belay and climbing techniques to novices is not permitted in the facility unless it is done by or in conjunction with facility staff.
1. All participants and spectators must sign in at the front desk before using the facility.
2. Anyone in the climbing wall area must fill out a liability waiver form and go through an orientation of the climbing facility.
3. Spectators must keep out of the way of all climbers and make themselves aware of where climbers are above them.
4. No bouldering past the 14ft high mark on the wall.
5. Only those climbers who have passed a belay test may belay a climber.
6. You must be 14+ years of age to belay.
7. Appropriate climbing attire must be worn at all times.
8. Unsafe and inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated and can result in loss of climbing privileges.
9. Report any problems ie. Spinning holds, damaged ropes etc. To the staff as soon as you see them
10. Don’t stand underneath climbers.
11. Sound headsets should not be worn in the climbing area. Any activity in the climbing area that compromises the awareness of a participant or spectator is viewed as potentially hazardous.
12. Please report any equipment malfunctions or spinning holds to the front desk.
1. All belayers must have passed a belay test. All belay techniques used must conform to the standards of the applicable belay test.
2. The climber's harness and climbing equipment must be CE and/or UIAA approved and unmodified. All equipment must be assembled and used as specified by the manufacturer.
3. Strait Up Climbing Ltd staff reserve the right to reject any climbing equipment they deem to be unsafe.
4. All climbers are solely responsible for the condition, inspection, and appropriate use of personal equipment.
5.Only tube style and assisted braking belay devises are permitted. (Body belays, Munter Hitch and figure eights are strictly prohibited)
6. Figure 8 follow through (double figure 8) is the only accepted tying in method.
7. Belay anchors are provided but are not mandatory except:
a. While belaying someone 150% or greater in weight (or near that).
8. All persons under 14 years of age must:
a. Be supervised by an adult and are not permitted to belay.
b. Have their harness checked by staff member or guardian with a valid top rope belay card prior to climbing
**Exceptions must be approved by Strait Up Climbing Ltd staff’s manager**
9. Please communicate your presence and your climbing intentions to your climbing neighbours and be especially diligent when it’s busy. Avoid climbing routes that interfere with others already on the wall.
10. Please report anything hazardous to the attention of management including: spinning holds, frayed ropes, or a dangerous climbing gym use. Please don’t hesitate to stop what you feel is a potentially dangerous situation.
Please Do Not:
1. Stand, walk, or climb underneath another climber.
2. Bring pets or bicycles into the facility.
3. Wear rings on fingers while climbing, or wear jewelry that could create an entanglement hazard.
4. Bring cell phones, pagers, chairs, water bottles, or anything else into the climbing area.
5. Display a bad attitude; please be courteous to your fellow climbers and Strait Up Climbing Ltd staff.
6. Wear anything on your harness other than what you need in order to climb routes (chalk bag and belay device) – unnecessary items (cell phones, gear rack, packs, and water bottles) have a way of falling off and hurting others. Exceptions for appropriate weights for training will be made at staff’s discretion.
1. Only climbers with Lead Climbing certification may lead climb or belay a lead climber
2. Skipping any draws on a route is not permitted.
3. Large, intentional falls will be considered reckless behaviour and will be treated accordingly.
4. It is unacceptable to pull ropes unnecessarily, unless these ropes are occupying quickdraws on your route, or if they are not running through the top anchors.
5. Back-clipping must be corrected immediately before pressing upward.
6. If Z-clipped, please lower to the ground immediately. Do not try to correct the z-clip!
7. Ground anchoring is not permitted as it places too high a force on the climbing system when lead climbing.
8. If you have to lower off from a route without reaching the top then you must pull down the rope and start again
1. No bouldering above the 14ft high mark on the wall.
2. Never boulder over another climber
3. Spotting involves helping someone to control their fall, not trying to catch them!
4. Do not boulder with hardware hanging on your harness, it might hit someone or injure yourself when you fall. It is recommended you remover your harness when bouldering.