Participation Agreement

 Students 18 or older, or Parents and Guardians of minors are required to read the PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY below before entering their name in the "ENTER FULL NAME" text box in the shopping cart. By entering your full name, you agree to the terms as outlined below.



It is the student's responsibility to attend classes. If such unforeseen circumstances occur beyond the control of Alpine West Ski & Snowboard School, make-up days will be scheduled and students notified. If such circumstances require cancellation of a ski program prorated refunds will be made. Absolutely no refunds will be made if a student is asked to leave the program for violation of AWSS (Alpine West Ski & Snowboard School) regulations.

No refunds will be made unless a medical release is presented and is subject to a $40.00 (US) administrative fee per student. Refunds, if any, will be made after March 31, 2018.

  1. I am aware that skiing is a hazardous sport that includes certain risks and dangers, including the risk of serious danger to me. I voluntarily accept full responsibility for all risks involved including risks inherent to in skiing and in the ski area/mountain environment.
  2. I accept my responsibility to ski safely at all times to abide by the Skier Responsibility code, and to obey all posted behavior notices and any other ski area rules and policies. Any equipment I use while skiing, I use at my own risk.
  3. In consideration of acceptance of my enrollment in Alpine West Ski School, I agree that I WILL NOT SUE or make any claim against Alpine West Ski & Snowboard School, Ski Lifts Inc. ski area, or any of (their/its) employee, agents, contractors, subsidiaries, officers or owners, for any loss, injury or damage resulting from any cause including negligence, which arises out of my participation in or travel to and from Alpine West Ski & Snowboard School.
  4. I the undersigned release Alpine West Ski & Snowboard School and agree to Release, Forever Discharge, Defend, Indemnify and Hold Harmless Ski Lifts, Inc., DBA The Summit of Snoqualmie, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, the U.S. Government-US Forest Service, its/their respective agents, officers, directors, owners, contractors, volunteers, employees, insurers, and real and personal property owners, as well as equipments manufacturers and distributors, and all event sponsors (hereinafter “Releases”) of and from any and all liability, claims, liens, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, cost, damage or injury, including death, of any person or damage to property of any kind related in ay way to the Program’s operations or the errors or omissions of the Program, its agents, subcontractors, volunteers, or any other person directly or indirectly employed by them, or any of them, while engaged in any activity associated with the Agreement, whether contractually or otherwise.
  5. I am over 18 years of age/or my legal guardian has also read and agree to sign [digitally signed by entering full name] this release by entering your full name in the AWSS shopping cart.
  6. If I am signing on behalf of a minor: I accept full responsibility for all medical expenses and claims related to the minor's participation in any activity as described above. I agree to RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, and INDEMNIFY the Released Parties from all claims brought by or on behalf of the minor. 
  7. Alpine West Ski School Operates as a concessionaire under a U.S. Forest Service Permit issued to Ski Lifts, Inc., parent companies and US Government within the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

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This program provides employment, services, and privileges
regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, age or national origin.