All guests who purchase a Daily Lift Ticket will be required to sign the Welch Village Release of Liability & Hold Harmless Agreement. Guests under the age of 18 (Minors) are required to have an adult or legal guardian present at our ticket office to sign the Agreement. If you are a Minor and your parent or legal guardian cannot be present, please have them complete the Agreement online in advance by clicking the following link: DAY TICKET RELEASE - CLICK HERE If you are also renting equipment, please have them complete the Rental Release online in advance as well by clicking the following link: RENTAL RELEASE - CLICK HERE
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE WELCH VILLAGE FACILITIES
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In consideration and exchange for allowing me to use these facilities, I agree to ASSUME ALL RISKS OF INJURY inherent in snow sports activities (skiing, snowboarding). I AGREE NOT TO SUE Welch Village Ski Area Inc. and it's owners and employees (hereafter "ski area"), and I agree to HOLD HARMLESS and RELEASE this ski area from liability for NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY or BREACH OF WARRANTY. In accordance with Minn. Stat. 604.055, this does not apply to claims for greater than ordinary negligence. I AGREE TO DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY this ski area for all claims arising from my use of this ticket, including for attorney's fees.
If a user is a MINOR, I agree, as the PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN, to defend and indemnify the ski area as to claims brought by the minor. I agree to the terms of this Release on behalf of the minor user.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK
I understand snow sports at this area are INHERENTLY DANGEROUS, which cause SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH, including from variations in snow conditions and terrain, changing weather conditions, ice, rocks, forest growth, bare spots, fencing, lift loading and unloading, towers, utility poles, jumps, and terrain features, snow making, snow grooming equipment, pipes, hoses, collisions with others, collisions with natural and man-made objects, loss of control, stumps, cliffs, steep terrain, unmarked hazards, entanglements on or falls from lifts, and/or ski racing, and I ASSUME ALL RISKS. I agree to use all facilities safely and have the ability to safely load and unload lifts, will read and follow all signage, will follow all verbal instructions, will control speed, will avoid snowmobiles, snow groomers and other natural or man-made objects, and will ABIDE BY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY CODE of the National Ski Areas Association.
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