I understand and accept that alpine skiing and snowboarding in its various forms is a HAZARDOUS SPORT that has many dangers and risks. I realize that injuries are a common and ordinary occurrence of this sport and that severe injury, including death, is an inherent risk of skiing/snowboarding. I expressly assume all risk associated with skiing and/or snowboarding including without limitation, the risks and inherent dangers associated with skiing/snowboarding and riding the lifts. These risks include, but are not limited to, changes in terrain, weather and snow surfaces, changes in lighting conditions, ice, moguls, bare spots, debris, fences, posts, trees, lift equipment and towers, rope tows, light poles, signs, buildings, roads and walkways, ramps, half-pipes, padded and non-padded barriers, jumps, rails, boxes, and other terrain features, grooming equipment, snowmobiles, utility or all-terrain vehicles, collisions with other persons, and other natural and man-made hazards. I agree to follow and be bound by, Your Responsibility Code promulgated by the National Ski Areas Association and posted at this ski area.
In consideration of being allowed to use the area facilities and premises at MOUNT SKI GULL, and specifically in exchange for the opportunity to purchase a season pass at MOUNT SKI GULL I agree to release SKI GULL, INC., and its agents, employees, directors, officers and shareholders (hereinafter collectively referred to as “MOUNT SKI GULL”) from any and all liability for personal injury, death or property damage which results in any way from negligence, conditions on or about the premises and facilities, the operations, actions or omissions of employees or agents of the area, or my participation in skiing, snowboarding or other activities at the area, accepting myself the full responsibility for any and all such damage or injury of any kind which may result. This release applies to all claims resulting from anything that happens after the execution of this agreement.
To the extent I am signing on behalf of a minor, I hereby release MOUNT SKI GULL from any and all liability for personal injury, death or property damage sustained by said minor which results in any way from negligence, conditions on or about the premises and facilities, the operations, actions or omissions of employees or agents of the area, or the minor’s participation in skiing, snowboarding or other activities at the area, accepting myself the full responsibility for any and all such damage or injury of any kind which may result.
I further agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless MOUNT SKI GULL from any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, and liabilities, contribution or otherwise with respect to personal injury, death or property damage arising from my or a minor’s on whose behalf I signed, participation in skiing, snowboarding or other activities at MOUNT SKI GULL. I promise not to sue the MOUNT SKI GULL and further agree that if anyone is physically injured or property is damaged while I am engaged in any activity at MOUNT SKI GULL I will have no right to make a claim or file a lawsuit against the MOUNT SKI GULL. I agree to defend and indemnify the MOUNT SKI GULL for any and all claims, including subrogation and/or derivative claims brought by any third party or insurer, which I may cause.
In accordance with Minnesota law, nothing in this Release of Liability should be construed as releasing, discharging or waiving any claims I may have for conduct that constitutes greater than ordinary negligence on the part of MOUNT SKI GULL, or its owners, officers, shareholders, agents or employees.
This Release of Liability is governed by the Laws of the State of Minnesota and is intended to be interpreted as broadly as possible. If any part of this agreement is determined to be unenforceable, all other parts shall be given full force and effect.