Liability Release and Assumption of Risk
All Sierra Club outings participants must sign
the Liability Release and Assumption of Risk document. By
signing this form, you and your heirs agree that you will not
the Sierra Club or its leaders responsible in any way for accidents
or injuries that may occur on a Sierra Club outing. You will
to sign and return this form to the leader prior to your
acceptance onto the outing.
You should understand that activities on this trip
(or any trip of this nature) contain inherent risks, including
injury, illness, and potentially death. Those
who participate in this outing assume all of the risks and
will hold the Sierra Club, its agents, and leaders harmless
any and all responsibility, negligence, actions, or suits of
any kind or nature whatsoever, for loss or damage to property
or personal injuries sustained during this outing. The Outing
Committee, a volunteer board that governs the Outing program,
regrets the need for this requirement.
The following is required of trip applicants:
To accurately and completely provide all personal information
requested for leader approval; to carefully review all information
furnished about the requested trip, and to understand as thoroughly
as possible the physical and mental demands of the trip and
the risks that may be encountered; to properly
equip yourself in accordance with the recommendations of the
leader and of the Sierra Club; to respect the customs of countries
visited, avoid breaking any applicable laws, and to refrain
from antisocial conduct during the trip; to follow environmental
guidelines and regulations while on the trip, in accordance
with direction from the leader; and to always respect the
and privacy of other trip members. Please refer to the Reservation and Cancellation
for more information.
Participant safety is our top priority. The itinerary described in the trip brochure reflects the planned route, however circumstances beyond the leader's control, including weather, may necessitate changes. While the leader's decisions will be final, your support and understanding are greatly appreciated.