NOTICE TO ALL USERS OF THESE FACILITIES
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The Ticket Holder confirms being aware that skating, snowshoeing and participating in other activities involving the use of the property and facilities of Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery (“MLFW”) involve many risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: variable conditions, weather, snow and ice conditions; exposed or concealed rocks, ice, ditches, trees, water and other objects; accumulations of snow or ice; ruts, holes, cracks or bumps; inadequate or excessive snow coverage; clumps or ridges of snow or ice; inadequate grooming or lack of grooming; variations in the terrain; blind spots and areas of reduced visibility or congestion; snow grooming equipment, vehicles, and other equipment, structures or objects; collision with other skaters, snowshoers or spectators; loss of balance or control; failure to act safely or within one’s own ability or to stay within designated areas; carelessness or negligence of other skaters, snowshoers or other persons; ice and snow in parking lots, roadways, stairways, walkways and decks; theft oramage to personal property. The Ticket Holder confirms that: (1) he or she is aware that the risks, dangers and hazards referred to above exist throughout the property owned by MLFW including the trails and beyond and the buildings and structures located thereon; (2) many hazards are unmarked; (3) he or she is aware that such risks may cause or result in personal injury, death or property damage or loss to the Ticket Holder; and (4) he or she freely accepts and fully assumes all such risks, dangers and hazards and the possibility of resulting personal injury, death or property damage or loss. In consideration of MLFW permitting the Ticket Holder to use its trails, property, buildings, and other facilities, the Ticket Holder agrees: (1) to waive all claims that the Ticket Holder may have now or in the future against MLWF and its directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, independent contractors, invitees, event sponsors and their successors (collectively the “Releasees”) and to release the Releasees from all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury including death that the Ticket Holder, or the Ticket Holder’s next of kin, may suffer, resulting from the Ticket Holder’s use of or presence on the facilities due to any of the risks, dangers and hazards described above or any other risks, dangers or hazards reasonably associated with the Ticket Holder’s activities on the facilities; (2) that this release shall be binding upon the Ticket Holder’s heirs, next of kin and legal representatives; (3) that this release and any legal proceeding involving the Releasees shall be governed by, interpreted and determined solely in accordance with the laws and Courts of Ontario.