WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
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In consideration of Marquette Recreational Tours/Tour Guides furnishing services and/or equipment to enable me to participate in Marquette Recreational Tours, I agree as follows:
I fully understand and acknowledge that outdoor recreational activities have: (a) inherent risks, dangers and hazards and such exists in my use of Marquette Recreational Tours’ equipment and my participation in Marquette Recreational Tours activities;
(b) my participation in such activities and/or use of such equipment may result
in injury or illness including, but not limited to bodily injury, disease, strains, fractures, partial and/or total paralysis, death or other ailments that could cause serious disability;
(c) these risks and dangers may be caused by the negligence of the owners, employees, officers or agents of Marquette Recreational Tours, the negligence of the participants, the negligence of others, accidents, breaches of contract, the forces of nature or other causes. Risks and dangers may arise from foreseeable or unforeseeable causes including, but not limited to, guide decision making, including that a guide may misjudge terrain, weather, trail or river route location, and water level, risks of falling out of or drowning
while in a raft, canoe, kayak, or tube and such other risks, hazards and dangers that are integral to recreational activities and/or use of equipment.
I hereby assume all risks and dangers and all responsibility for any losses and/or damages, whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other conduct of the owners, agents, officers, or independent contractors of Marquette Recreational Tours, or by any other person.
I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, hold harmless, defend and indemnify Marquette Recreational Tours’
and its owners, agents, officers and independent contractors from any and all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services or otherwise which may arise out of my use of Marquette Recreational Tours’ equipment or my participation in Marquette Recreational Tours’ activities. I specifically understand that I am releasing, discharging and waiving any claims or actions that I may have presently or in the future for the negligent acts or other conduct by the owners, agents, officers or independent contractors of Marquette Recreational Tours’.
The Venue of any dispute that may arise out of this agreement or otherwise between the parties to which Marquette Recreational Tours or its agents is a party shall be either the Circuit Court,
State or District Court in Marquette, MI. I permit the use of any photos, slides, films, or sketches taken during the day’s activities for publicity, advertising, promotion or other commercial purpose.
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE AND BY SIGNING IT AGREE. IT IS MY INTENTION TO EXEMPT AND RELIEVE MARQUETTE RECREATIONAL TOURSFROM LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER CAUSE.
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