BEFORE YOU JOIN THIS GROUP you are to read and agree to the following terms and conditions.
By being a part of this network you publicly acknowledge that you understand and completely agree to the following:
1. This is an online social network which meets periodically in person in various ways,
a. By events posted and organized by its members to local outdoor rock climbing areas. These events are free but no instruction, no liability insurance and no technical equipment will be provided for these programs. You take on full responsibility knowing that these events are organized and run by recreational climbers and NOT by any organization or by credentialed, professional climbing instructors. You must evaluate these programs and decide to participate at your own risk.
b. By events posted and organized by its members to local indoor climbing gyms. These events are fee based (entry fees to the climbing gym). You must evaluate these programs and decide to participate at your own risk.
c. By events organized by Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School. These events are fee based but discounted for the members of this MeetUp group. These programs will be organized by Fox Mountain Guides and have credentialed, professional Instructors running the trips. These programs will be insured and licensed and all technical equipment will be provided. These programs will be introductory in nature, or will be specialized skills courses with a technical curriculum. You must evaluate these programs and decide to participate at your own risk.
2. What goes up, must come down. Falling is a part of climbing. Falling is considered by those participating in the sport of rock climbing to be an accepted risk. Sometimes a fall could leave you injured or dead. Again, the consequences of a fall, no matter how severe, are an accepted risk to the climber and belayer. If you get hurt during an event posted on this website, it is completely your responsibility. BY JOINING THIS GROUP YOU ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELL-BEING WITH NO EXCEPTIONS.
3. The Organizer, Assistant Organizers, Members, and Sponsors of the Birmingham Rock Climbing Meetup Group do not in any way guarantee the competence of any individual. You must evaluate these programs and individuals and decide to participate at your own risk.
IF YOU DO NOT WHOLEHEARTEDLY AND COMPLETELY AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN YOU ARE ALTOGETHER DISCOURAGED FROM AND IN NO WAY INVITED TO JOIN THIS GROUP OR ANY OF ITS EVENTS.