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Giants Ridge 2017/2018 Season Pass Agreement,
Release of Liability, and Indemnification

Please read carefully, this is a Release of Liability, Waiver of Legal Rights, & Indemnification

1.I understand and accept that alpine skiing and snowboarding in its various forms is a HAZARDOUS SPORT thathas many dangers and risks. I realize that injuries are a common and ordinary occurrence of this sport and thatsevere injury, including death, is an inherent risk of skiing/snowboarding. I expressly assume all riskassociated with skiing and/or snowboarding including without limitation, the risks and inherent dangersassociated with skiing/snowboarding and riding the lifts. These risks include, but are not limited to, changes interrain, 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-madehazards. I agree to follow, and be bound by, Your Responsibility Code promulgated by the National Ski AreasAssociation and posted at this ski area.

2.In consideration of being allowed to use the area facilities and premises at Giants Ridge, and specifically in exchange for the opportunity to purchase a season pass at Giants Ridge, I agree to release the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board state agency, Guest Services Management, LLC( and its employees and affiliates) and the Giants Ridge Recreation Area (collectively “Giants Ridge”) and its agents, employees and officers 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.

3.To the extent I am signing on behalf of a minor, I hereby release Giants Ridge from any and all liability forpersonal 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 ofthe area, or the minor’s participation in skiing, snowboarding or other activities at the area, accepting myself thefull responsibility for any and all such damage or injury of any kind which may result.

4.I further agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Giants Ridge from any and all claims, demands, losses,damages and liabilities, contribution or otherwise with respect to personal injury, death or property damagearising from my or a minor’s on whose behalf I signed, participation in skiing, snowboarding or other activitiesat Giants Ridge. I promise not to sue Giants Ridge and further agree that if anyone is physically injured orproperty is damaged while I am engaged in any activity at Giants Ridge I will have no right to make a claim orfile a lawsuit against Giants Ridge. I agree to defend and indemnify Giants Ridge for any and all claims,including subrogation and/or derivative claims brought by any third party or insurer, which I may cause.

5.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 onthe part of Giants Ridge, or its agents, employees and officers.
6.This Release of Liability is governed by the Laws of the State of Minnesota and is intended to be interpreted asbroadly as possible. If any part of this agreement is determined to be unenforceable, all other parts shall be givenfull force and effect.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION AND FULLYUNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF LEGAL RIGHTS AND I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.

By selecting this box, I agree to sign and return the Release of Liability and Indemnification form to the Guest Services and Admissions Office before receiving my 2017-2018 Season Pass.