Life's 2 Short Fitness (operating as L2S, LLC) & Switchback Chics (Operating as Backcountry
Adventure Group, LLC)
RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND INDEMNITY
AGREEMENT (hereinafter the “Release Agreement”)
BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THE RISKS INHERENT IN
OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND WILL WAIVE OR GIVE UP CERTAIN LEGAL
RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE OR CLAIM COMPENSATION FOLLOWING AN
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!
In this Release Agreement “event” participation includes all activities including, but not limited
to, guided descents and ascents, clinics, lessons, camps, and private instruction.
The organizers of this “Event”, including but not limiting to, Life's 2 Short Fitness, Switchback
Chics and contractors, trailblazers, ambassadors, brand reps and volunteers are not
responsible for any injury, loss or damage of any kind sustained by any person while
participating in any/all events hosted by Life's 2 Short Fitness, Switchback Chics and all cohosts.
("Events") include but are not limited to activities organized through Instagram, Facebook
and our website. These Events include but are not limited to any and all indoor or outdoor
adventure activities. This document refers to all participants ("Attendees") of Events, be they
members or not, adults or children, and including all pets. Whether or not an Attendee is a Life's
2 Short Fitness member or Switchback Chics member or has submitted an RSVP for an Event,
by attending any Life's 2 Short or Switchback Chics hosted or co-hosted event, all Attendees
understand and hereby acknowledge and agree that during their participation in any event they
may be exposed to a variety of hazards and risks.
Additional inherent risks include, but are not limited to:
A. The risks associated with travel to and from location(s), including transportation
provided by Hosts or Co-Hosts/Co-Sponsors, private and/or public motor vehicles;
B. Intoxication and/or alcohol poisoning from the alcohol consumed whether
voluntary or through coercion; before, during or directly after the event.
C. The possibility of bodily injury (broken bones and soft tissue damage) including
dental damages from falling, injuries incurred while getting on or off (in or out of) the
mode of transportation being used for the event, being knocked down or being
involved a physical confrontation whether caused by myself or someone else.
D. Property loss or damage, getting personally lost, trapped or separated from the
group, and the dangers of serious personal injury and death (“Injuries and
Damages”) from exposure to the hazards of our activities.
E. The risk associated with returning to residence.
I agree and understand that I will be held to assume the risk of all trail and course conditions,
including but not limited to weather conditions, trail and course layout and construction, hidden
or concealed obstacles, and potential collisions with other humans or pets and wildlife. I have the right to
stop and visually inspect course and trail conditions and may choose not to hike/run/ride
sections or features that I consider to be too dangerous, risky or unsafe for someone of my skill
WAIVER, RELEASE OF LIABILITY I agree to waive any and all claims and to release including
but not limiting to, Life's 2 Short Fitness, Switchback Chics, Backcountry Adventure Group,
Lauren Jones, Brianne Bustos, employees, ambassadors, trailblazers, brand reps and
volunteers (hereinafter “the Releasees”) from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense
or injury, including death, that I or my next of kin may suffer as a result of participating with Releasees,
due to any cause whatsoever, including negligence, gross negligence, breach of contract or
breach of any statutory or other duty of care on the part of the Releasees. I understand that the
foregoing release covers failure on the part of the Releasees to take reasonable steps to
safeguard or protect me from or warn me of the risks, dangers and hazards of participating. I also
realize that Releasees may not have wilderness first aid and CPR training or that Releasees’
first aid and CPR training might have expired; that Releasees are not trained as medical
doctors, nurses, or emergency medical technicians; that all Releasees may be able to do in
case of an accident is attempt to call the appropriate medical personnel; and that Releasees
have no control over how long it will take for the medical personnel to arrive at the scene of an accident.
I acknowledge that the decision to attempt any trail, trail feature, maneuver, or obstacle
encountered while participating with Releasees, was made entirely by me, without coercion or
influence by Releasees, and with a full understanding and awareness of the risks to me
associated with such trail, feature, maneuver, or obstacle. I waive any right to a jury trial for any
claims arising from or related to any services provided by Releasees, and I acknowledge that
claims shall be submitted to binding arbitration under the commercial arbitration rules of the
FAA, and that the agreement shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the state of
Colorado. I acknowledge and agree that should any part of the Agreement be determined to be
void or unenforceable by a court of law, the remainder of the waiver will remain binding on the
I represent and warrant that I am in good health and have no medical conditions or disabilities
that restrict or impede my ability to participate in hiking/walking/riding. I acknowledge that I have all necessary
medications or aids that I might require in the event of a known medical issue (such as allergy
medications, epi-pens, etc.). I acknowledge that I’m not relying on Releasees for medications;
and I am not relying on Releasees to provide first-aid or any other medical treatment, and I
waive any claim against Releasees to provide medical treatment or care of any kind during the
event. I agree that the Releasees are authorized to obtain medical care for me or to arrange for
transportation to a medical facility or hospital if, in the opinion of Releasees, medical attention is
needed. I further agree that upon arrival at the medical facility or hospital, Releasees shall have
no further responsibility to me. I agree to pay all costs associated with such medical care and
related transportation and to indemnify and hold harmless Releasees from any costs or claims
arising from such medical care and related transportation. I have, and agree to maintain, valid
and sufficient medical and accident insurance that will cover any harm or injuries I suffer while
riding. I understand that this is my sole responsibility and release the Releasees from any claim
or responsibility for not providing such coverage, or any failure to obtain and maintain such
PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE: I hereby consent to and authorize the use or reproduction by L2S,
LLC or Backcountry Adventure Group LLC. of any and all photographs and video footage taken this day for the purpose of promotion,
without compensation to me.
I further agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Releasees from any and all claims
brought by third parties which arise in whole or in part from riding with Releasees.
BINDING AGREEMENT, PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY This Agreement shall be binding to the
fullest extent permitted by law. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable,
the remaining terms shall be enforceable. If this Agreement is being signed by a parent or legal
guardian on behalf of a child who is a minor, the undersigned parent or legal guardian
acknowledges that he/she is signing this Agreement on behalf of him/herself and on behalf of
the child, and that the child is bound by all the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement shall
be binding upon the parent’s and child’s assignees, subrogors, distributors, heirs, next of kin,
executors and personal representatives.
I acknowledge that I have carefully read this waiver and release and fully understand that it is a
release of liability.
I HEREBY CONFIRM THAT I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE