WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK: By clicking the 'Submit Membership Application' I acknowledge activities of Grand Valley Trail Association, in which I am participating, involve risks which are beyond the control of the Association. Notwithstanding the acknowledgement of such risks, I hereby release the Grand Valley Trails Association, Hike Ontario, and their contractors, employees, volunteers, agents, assigns and executors from all claims for damage however so arising as a result of my participation in this or any other activity organized by the Association. I agree to pay the cost of any emergency evacuation of my person or belongings that may be necessary. I affirm that I am aware of the nature of the activity, the duration and degree of difficulty and that I am properly equipped and physically able to participate. I have no medical or other condition which might preclude my participation. As an adult, I accept responsibility for any person under 18 years of age in my care. I agree to follow the directions of the leader.