Please read this document carefully. It is a legally binding contract.

This document must be signed and submitted to Visionary Wild prior to the start date of the workshop or expedition, even if you have signed this form for previous workshops or expeditions.

By registering and paying a deposit for any services or program provided by Visionary Wild, LLC, a District of Columbia limited liability company, and in consideration of the services and program (“Program”) provided by Visionary Wild, LLC (“Visionary Wild,” “we,” or “us”), including but not limited to expeditions and workshops, I, an adult traveler of at least 18 years of age acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions to the maximum extent allowed by law on my own behalf:

I understand that Visionary Wild will contract with independent operators/suppliers/contractors (“Third Party Suppliers”) to provide certain services for the Program, including but not limited to transportation, vehicle hire firms, travel services, outfitters, hotel accommodations, restaurants, and other travel components. These Third Party Suppliers are independent contractors only, and are not agents, partners, co-venturers or otherwise associated with Visionary Wild. I understand further that Visionary Wild does not and cannot control the quality of their services. I understand and acknowledge that Visionary Wild assumes no responsibility for and cannot be held liable for any negligent or willful act or omission of any supplier, including its Third Party Suppliers, or of any other third party. These Third Party Suppliers may have their own terms and waivers, which I understand that I will have to sign in order to obtain their services. I understand and agree that I am bound by that Third Party Supplier’s standard terms and conditions with respect to my legal relationship to the owners and operators of the service, their agents (including Visionary Wild, LLC) and the service provider’s staff. I understand that Visionary Wild is not responsible for the financial condition of its suppliers and has no special knowledge of their financial condition.

I confirm that I am voluntarily participating in the Program, which will involve one or more of the following activities depending on my itinerary and the activities in which I elect to participate: walking, hiking, walking/hiking at high altitude, swimming in various bodies of water such as rivers, bays, inlets, lakes and the ocean, sailing, cruising, wet and dry landings from a dinghy, nature walks, encounters with wild fauna and flora, kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, helicopter flights, and/or other outdoor activities or sports (collectively, “Adventure Activities”). I understand that this list is not exhaustive of all Adventure Activities that may be made available to me and that I may decide to participate in. These Adventure Activities may take place in remote areas, areas with wild and/or domesticated animals, in areas with steep and/or uneven terrain, and in areas with little to no infrastructure. These Adventure Activities may also be provided by third parties over whom Visionary Wild has no control and no responsibility.

I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Program with knowledge that the Program involves numerous risks and dangers including, but not limited to dangers and risks inherent in Adventure Activities; negligence in any matter on the part of Visionary Wild; emotional trauma; disfigurement, temporary or permanent disability, including paralysis; death; forces of nature; explosion, flood, hurricane, tempest, tidal wave, earthquake, landslide, forceful wind, fire or accident; civil unrest and war (declared, undeclared, or threat thereof); sabotage; terrorism; roads, trails, hotels, vehicles, boats or other means of conveyance which are not operated or maintained at standards common in the United States or other more developed countries; the hazards of traveling in remote, unsafe or politically unstable areas or under unsafe conditions; high altitude; accident or illness without access to means of rapid evacuation or availability of medical supplies; the adequacy of medical attention once provided; physical exertion for which I am not prepared; transportation failures; equipment failures or deficiencies; contact with marine life and wild and domesticated animals; social or labor unrest or strike; consumption of alcoholic beverages; stolen, lost or misplaced luggage or property; theft or break-ins into vehicles, lodging or elsewhere; mechanical or construction failures or difficulties; sanitation deficiencies; illness; disease or virus, both known or unknown, such as coronavirus (including but not limited to the community spread thereof); epidemic; pandemic; quarantine; border closures; government travel restrictions or warnings; regulations or orders, acts or non-acts of any governmental entity or official; diplomatic or health organization (e.g., World Health Organization) warnings; foodborne, airborne, and communicable illnesses and disease; bites or stings from insects or pests; local laws; climactic conditions; abnormal conditions or developments; negligence by third party service providers; negligence or intentional actions by other participants including traveling while sick with or without symptoms; or any other actions, omissions or conditions outside of Visionary Wild’s control not mentioned herein. I acknowledge that the enjoyment and excitement of the Program is derived in part from these and other inherent risks of travel.

I understand that while my guide and/or Program leader may have first aid training, they are not medical personnel and are not trained in extensive medical procedures. I also understand that medical services, medical assistance and related transportation may be several hours to days away while participating in the Program. I also understand that there is the possibility of complications and unforeseen consequences in any medical service, medical assistance and related transportation that is provided to, or organized/arranged for, me by Visionary Wild. I knowingly and voluntarily agree to assume any such risks. I understand that Visionary Wild is not making any warranty as to the result of any medical service, medical assistance and related transportation.

I understand and acknowledge that the above list is not complete or exhaustive and that other risks, known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated may also exist and result in injury, illness, disease, death or damage. I expressly agree to be responsible for my own welfare and fully assume all of the above risks, as well as all other risks set forth in this agreement, both known and unknown, voluntarily and
knowingly, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, I, an adult traveler, my heirs, legal and personal representatives, next of kin, including my spouse, successors and assigns (individually and collectively, “Releasors”), expressly RELEASE, WAIVE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE Visionary Wild, LLC, its owners, shareholders, officers, employees, directors, representatives, affiliates, volunteers, freelance sales consultants and independent contractors, successors and assigns (individually and together, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability, claims, causes of action, demands, costs, damages, losses or suits of any and every kind which I now have or may later have against the Released Parties arising out of, relating to, or in connection with the Program arranged through or provided by Visionary Wild, whether arising from the Released Parties’ negligence or otherwise.

In addition, I agree to fully indemnify (that is protect and defend, and satisfy claims against) and hold harmless each Released Party from any and all claims, actions, suits and demands (including all reasonable attorney’s fees and costs incurred by the Released Party) initiated by a third party and arising from, attributable to or related to my negligent or intentional actions or inactions, whether arising from the Released Parties’ negligence or otherwise, occurring during the trip.

SK for myself , my heirs, as well as my next of kin, successors, assigns, and legal and personal representatives, with said obligations not dischargeable in bankruptcy. It is my intention to fully assume all risks associated with the Program and to release the Released Parties from any and all liability to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this agreement or the performance thereunder, including without limitation any claim related to illness, injury, or death, shall be settled by binding arbitration through the American Arbitration Association in Washington, DC; the dispute will be governed by the law of the District of Columbia; judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the subject matter of the controversy; and any arbitration award shall be binding and judgment upon the arbitrator’s award may be entered or enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. This agreement to arbitrate does not waive or modify the liability release contained in the foregoing paragraphs. If any portion of this agreement is determined by a court to be null and void or unenforceable, the remaining portions of this agreement shall nevertheless remain valid and binding upon the parties. I also agree that this agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted under applicable law. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

You are waiving your right to serve as a representative, litigant, or in any other representative capacity, and/or to participate as a member of a class of claimants, in any lawsuit/arbitration filed against us In no event shall we be liable for or pay punitive damages.
I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of participation, as stated in the Visionary Wild, LLC catalog/website/brochure pertaining to my trip, especially noting the policy on cancellations, refunds, and limitations on responsibility.

Participants are responsible for arranging their own coverage of medical care and emergency evacuation insurance while traveling as part of a Visionary Wild Program. By registering and paying a deposit for a Visionary Wild Program, you warrant that you have confirmed that you have coverage for the costs of any treatments deemed medically necessary during your travel, including emergency evacuation if required, or that you will arrange for supplementary coverage prior to the start date of the workshop or expedition for which you are enrolled. Under no circumstances will Visionary Wild, LLC or our insurers be responsible for the cost of medical treatment, emergency evacuation, or other complications due to medical emergency.

In the event that you are incapacitated and unable to make decisions regarding your own medical care during a Visionary Wild Program, you authorize Visionary Wild staff and contractors to arrange for whatever care and treatments are deemed necessary by attending medical professionals. Visionary Wild, LLC staff will attempt to reach the emergency contact provided by you at the earliest opportunity in the case of emergency.

By signing this RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, I certify that I have read this agreement, fully understand all of its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it, and voluntarily agree to be bound by its terms. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. I agree that this agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted under applicable law. I also acknowledge that I have had an opportunity to ask any and all questions that I may have, and that Visionary Wild has answered all questions to my satisfaction. My signature applies to all pages of this document.

By signing below, I also acknowledge that I have carefully read and fully understand and agree to the contents and legal consequences of Visionary Wild’s terms and conditions, including but not limited to Visionary Wild catalog/website/brochure pertaining to the Program, especially noting the policy on cancellations, refunds, and limitations on responsibility, the itinerary for my specific Program, and any other Visionary Wild material that governs the Program.