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Adventure Waivers



October 13, 2006 Board Policy for Persons Under the Age of Majority:


Any participant in activities sponsored by The Alpine Club of Canada is required to sign the Release of Liability, Waiver of All Possible Claims, and Assumption of Risk ("the Release"). The importance of this document to The Alpine Club of Canada cannot be over-emphasized.

Release Form:

Download the PDF by right clicking on the link. If you open the PDF in Adobe Acrobat Reader (a free program) you can complete the form using the fillable fields, then print and sign/initial.

Waiver (in English)
Waiver (en francais)


  • Read and understand the Release before signing and dating it. This Release is easy to read and is available in French and English. If you do not sign and submit the Release, you will not be able to participate in your chosen activity.
  • If you have any questions about the meaning of the Release, ask for assistance from the national office of The Alpine Club of Canada and they will be able to explain the document in detail.
  • You cannot change any terms of the Release prior to signing it.
  • The witness to your signature must be a non-family member. It is preferred that the witness is an Alpine Club member, volunteer or employee. Each witness should confirm that you have read and understood the Release.
  • Do not rush through reading the Release - leave yourself ample opportunity to read and understand its terms in advance of your chosen activity.
  • If you refuse to sign the Release, you will not be able to participate in the chosen activity.

If you cannot open the PDF file, please contact The Alpine Club of Canada:

  • Email Crystal Como, Mountain Adventures Coordinator at .
  • Phone 403 678 3200, ext. #109
  • Fax 403 678 3224
  • Regular mail at P.O. Box 8040, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2T8
    VISION: Preserving, practicing and promoting Canadian mountain culture and self-propelled alpine pursuits.
Préserver, pratiquer et promouvoir la culture alpine canadienne et les activités non motorisées en montagne.