What we're about
This is a group for anyone interested in walking and hiking in the Cupertino area. Bring a friend along and catch up while getting a walk/hike in. All skill levels welcome. We walk at our own pace.
Our Facebook page is at https://www.facebook.com/groups/103062413419142/.
Please note that if you RSVP for this walk or become a member of this meetup group then you are implicitly agreeing with the following disclaimer:
1. I have had it explained to me and understand that:
1.1 The activities undertaken at the walk may be physically and mentally challenging, and include but are not limited to water based and other obstacles, surface hazards and weather conditions;
1.2 There is a risk of injury associated with my participation in activities at the walk;
1.3 Although the organisers will try and minimise these risks, they cannot be completely eliminated;
1.4 Participation in the walk is ENTIRELY AT MY OWN RISK;
1.5 That there will be no “aid stations” or support available; There will be no route markings, no course marshals and no medical personnel in attendance; and
1.6 My fellow walkers, those who advertise this walk, or anyone else involved in the walk or anyone else, are NOT organizing an event or race and that this is a joint endeavor by all who take part.
I confirm that:
2.1 I am 18 years of age or older.
2.2 I am fully aware of the risks to myself and others associated with participation in the walk. These risks include damage to or loss of personal property, personal injury and in extreme cases, death.
2.3 I will comply with all instructions given to me by the organisers and do as directed so as not to hurt or injure others or myself.
2.4 I am sufficiently fit and healthy to safely participate in the walk and do not suffer from any medical condition which would adversely affect my ability to safely participate in the walk.
I hereby acknowledge and accept that the Organiser, Cupertino Walking Group, its members and anyone else participating in the walk shall not be liable to me for any loss or damage arising from my participation in the activities at the walk, including indirect or consequential loss or damage, including loss of life and limbs.
4.1 I have read and fully understood all the terms of this disclaimer. I confirm that I am not relying on any statements or representations by any person or entity as an inducement to my fully and voluntarily engaging in the walk and assuming the risks and obligations stated above in signing this document.
4.2 I acknowledge that the nature of my participation in the walk is potentially hazardous and that if I am unwilling to accept the risks associated with my participation, as set out above, I should not take part.
4.3 I give permission to the Organiser to use my photograph and/or any other record of my participation in the walk for any legitimate purpose. I understand that any and all likenesses of me captured during the walk by the Organiser or other participants shall become the sole property of the Organiser.
4.4 If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this document (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this agreement shall not be affected.