In consideration of the services of Moose Knee Rafting, their agents, owners, joint venture partners, officers, volunteers, participants, employees, and other person's or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf, hereby agree to release, indemnity, and discharge Moose Knee Rafting, on behalf of myself, my spouse, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate as follows: The risks may include, among other things: whitewater rapids will be encountered, Rafts could be turned over or I could be "washed" overboard. I can slip or fall during a hike, resulting in damage to equipment or personal injury. Accidents can occur getting on and off a raft. Rafts are slippery when wet. Exposure to the natural elements can be uncomfortable and/or harmful. I am aware that this exposure could cause sunburn, dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and heat cramps. Also prolonged exposure to cold water can result in hypothermia and in extreme cases death and accidental drowning is also a possibility. Furthermore, Moose Knee Rafting 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 might misjudge the weather or environmental conditions. They may give incomplete warnings or instructions, and the equipment being used might malfunction.
___ I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all 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 indemnity and hold harmless Moose Knee Rafting from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which in are in any way connected with my participation in this activity or my use of Moose Knee Rafting's equipment or facilities, including any such claims which allege negligent acts or omissions of Moose Knee Rafting. ___ Should Moose Knee Rafting or anyone acting on behalf, be required to incur attorney's fees and cost to enforce this agreement. I agree to indemnity and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs. ___ To 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 am willing to assume the risk of any medical or physical condition I may have. ___River Forest Campground and Outdoor Retreats is a representative of our services offered and will act in best interest of both parties and I acknowledge all intentional damage or loss of Moose Knee Raftings equipment will be billed against you the customer. ___ I acknowledge that my participation in river raft trips entails known and unanticipated risks that could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to myself, to property, or to third parties. I understand that such risks cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activities. ___ I acknowledge Moose Knee Rafting provides a required safety training before my rafting trip with a written checklist of important safety protocols and procedures discussed in the training. Moose Knee Rafting wants ensure I'm aware of the training's importance to my well being and my safety. ___I acknowledge Moose Knee Rafting may use video and/or take pictures during safety training, on rafting trips and during daily operations. I give Moose Knee Rafting the right to use my photographs and or video footage. Videos and photographs are used for our advertising purposes publicly. ____decline (Note: we have the right to use footage for all safety concerns with our professional insurance partners for addressing safety concerns and may be used for insurance claims, regardless of your declined choice of public shared use) ___ In the event that I file a lawsuit against Moose Knee Rafting. I agree to do so solely in the state of Wisconsin, and further agree that substantive law of the state shall apply in that action without regard to the conflict of the law rules of that state. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or enforceable, 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 waive my right to maintain a lawsuit against Moose Knee Rafting 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 understand it, and agree to be bound by its terms. Signature of Participant
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