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OTL Leader Training Fall 2016

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Destination
The Event Horizon
Dates
12/03/2016 to 12/04/2016
Leader
Eli Cohen
Co-leaders
Caitlin Gaylord
Trip Fee
Required Gear
Please remember that all technical gear can be borrowed from the OEC

Large Backpack (40 liters or more)
Sleeping Bag
Sleeping Pad
Water (at leat 3 liters)
Warmth Layers (40 degrees farenheit)
Change of Clothes
Bathing Suit
Headlamp (most important item on list)
Personal Eating Utensils
Personal Toiletries
Writing Utensil
Signup Dates
11/16/2016 to 11/27/2016
Maximum Participants
100 (including leader/co-leaders)

For more information about this trip, log on with your OTL account!


Mission Brief 

We are offering you a chance to join OTL on a fantastic voyage to the depths of space. As we explore the outer realms of the universe, we will teach you how to survive, nay how to thrive, in the great beyond. Go where no Claremont student has gone before, and come back an OTL leader.

This journey is for those willing to explore the unknown around them, and that which remains hidden within.

However, previous backpacking experience is not required, and will in no way affect your chances of getting on this trip. Priority will be determined in the following ways:

 

  1. Those who can drive their own cars
  2. Frst-year students
  3. Students from all 5C's
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns at otlstaff@gmail.com.
 
May the force be with you.

 

Registered Participants

1. Eli Cohen Pomona Confirmed
2. Caitlin Gaylord Scripps Confirmed
3. Ellye Groh Scripps Confirmed
4. Maddie Zug Pomona Confirmed
5. Katrina Dank Pomona Confirmed
6. Elijah Falk Pitzer Confirmed
7. Kaila Finn Scripps Confirmed
8. Gretta Richardson Scripps Confirmed
9. Teddy Kahn CMC Confirmed
10. Elijah Jabbar-Bey Pomona Confirmed
11. Alex Kleinman Pomona Confirmed
12. Kaitlyn Zeichick Scripps Confirmed
13. Natalie Slater Pomona Confirmed
14. Nina Zietlow Scripps Confirmed
15. Rebecca Wainess Scripps Confirmed
16. Alice Tan Pomona Confirmed
17. Anne Price Pomona Confirmed
18. Olivia Whitener Pomona Confirmed
19. Alasdair Johnson Pitzer Confirmed
20. Jenna Grunwald CMC Confirmed
21. Evelyn Larsen Scripps Confirmed
22. David Guadalupe Pomona Confirmed
23. Emily Diamond Scripps Confirmed
24. Younsook Jang Pomona Confirmed
25. Vera Samuels Scripps Confirmed
26. Leah Shorb Scripps Confirmed
27. Natalie Knops Scripps Confirmed
28. Daniel Gorelik Harvey Mudd Confirmed
29. Marina Simonnet Pomona Confirmed
30. Grete Kytt Pomona Confirmed
31. Kira Gabriel Scripps Confirmed
32. Henry Jacobs Pomona Confirmed
33. Tim Player Harvey Mudd Confirmed
34. Rowen Light-Wills Scripps Confirmed
35. Elyse Lindahl Scripps Confirmed
36. Dena Kleemeier Scripps Confirmed
37. Erin Sullivan Pitzer Confirmed
38. Adam Rosenberg Pomona Confirmed
39. Matthew Wagner Pomona Confirmed
40. Carley Willey Scripps Confirmed
41. Teague Scanlon Pomona Confirmed
42. Patrick Scalise Harvey Mudd Confirmed
43. Jessica McKenzie Pomona Confirmed

All trip participants, confirmed and not confirmed, have electronically signed the Release and Waiver of Liability:

RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

In consideration for being permitted by the Pomona College ("Pomona") to participate in the Activity, I hereby acknowledge and agree to the following:

ELECTIVE PARTICIPATION: I acknowledge that my participation is elective and voluntary and that my participation is not required by Pomona. As a condition of my participation, I hereby grant Pomona the right to use, for promotional purposes only, any photographs of me taken by Pomona, its employees or agents, during my participation in the Activity. I further understand and agree that Pomona may use (for marketing purposes) any statements or quotes attributed to me in my evaluation of the Activity.

RULES AND REQUIREMENTS: I agree to conduct myself in accordance with Pomona's policies and procedures. I further agree to abide by all the rules and requirements of the Activity. I acknowledge that Pomona has the right to terminate my participation in the Activity if it is determined that my conduct is detrimental to the best interests of the group, my conduct violates any rule of the Activity, or for any other reason in Pomona's discretion.

INFORMED CONSENT: I have been informed of and I understand the various aspects of the Activity. I understand that that there are risks involved in participation in the Activity which include, but are not limited to: travel to and from Activity site via private vehicle, common carrier, and/or Pomona owned vehicle, conditions of facilities, injuries due to condition of equipment, weather conditions, facility conditions, wildlife, negligent first aid operations and there may be other risks not known to me or not reasonably foreseeable to me at this time. In addition, I understand that as a Participant in the Activity, I will engage in physical activities, during which I could sustain serious personal injuries, illness, property damage, or even death. I understand that as a Participant in the Activity I could sustain serious personal injuries, illness, property damage, or even death as a consequence of not only Pomona's actions or inactions, but also the actions, inactions, negligence or fault of others, and that there may be other risks not known to me or not reasonably foreseeable at this time. I further understand and agree that any injury, illness, property damage, disability, or death that I may sustain by any means is my sole responsibility, except for those occurrences due to Pomona's gross negligence or intentional misconduct.

RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY: I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives, heirs, executors, administrators, agents, and assigns, HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE The Claremont Colleges (Pomona College, Harvey-Mudd College, Claremont McKenna College, Scripps College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University, and the Keck Graduate Institute), its governing board, directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, and any students (hereinafter referred to as "Releasees") for any and all liability, including any and all claims, demands, causes of action (known or unknown), suits, or judgments of any and every kind (including attorneys' fees), arising from any injury, property damage or death that I may suffer as a result of my participation in the Activity, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE INJURY, DAMAGE OR DEATH IS CAUSED BY THE RELEASEES, UNLESS THE INJURY DAMAGE OR DEATH IS CAUSED BY THE RELEASEES' GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE INJURY DAMAGE OR DEATH OCCURS WHILE IN, ON, UPON, OR IN TRANSIT TO OR FROM THE PREMISES WHERE THE ACTIVITY, OR ANY ADJUNCT TO THE ACTIVITY, OCCURS OR IS BEING CONDUCTED. I further agree that the Releasees are not in any way responsible for any injury or damage that I sustain as a result of my own negligent acts.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I understand that there are potential dangers incidental to my participation in the Activity, some of which may be dangerous and which may expose me to the risk of personal injuries, property damage, or even death. I understand that these potential risks include, but are not limited to: travel to and from Activity site via private vehicle, common carrier, and/or Pomona owned vehicle, injuries due to condition of equipment, weather conditions, facility conditions, wildlife, negligent first aid operations of Releasees, and other risks that are unknown at this time. In addition, I understand that as a Participant in the Activity, I will engage in physical activities during which I could sustain serious personal injuries, illness, property damage, or even death. I KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE ACTS OF THE RELEASEES, UNLESS THEY ARISE FROM THE RELEASEES' INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT OR GROSSLY NEGLIGENCE, and assume full responsibility for my participation in the Activity.

INDEMNITY: I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives, heirs, executors, administrators, agents, and assigns, agree to hold harmless, defend and indemnify the Releasees from any and all liability, including any and all claims, demands, causes of action (known or unknown), suits, or judgments of any and every kind (including attorneys' fees), arising from any injury, property damage or death that I may suffer as a result of my participation in the Activity, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE INJURY, DAMAGE OR DEATH IS CAUSED BY THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, UNLESS THE INJURY DAMAGE OR DEATH IS CAUSED BY THE RELEASEES' GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT.

PERSONAL MEDICAL INSURANCE: I agree to purchase and maintain during the term of the Activity personal medical insurance. I further acknowledge that I am responsible for the cost of any and all medical and health services I may require as a result of participating in the Activity.

CERTIFICATION OF FITNESS TO PARTICIPATE: I attest that I am physically and mentally fit to participate in the Activity and that I do not have any medical record of history that could be aggravated by my participation in this particular Activity.

MEDICAL CONSENT: I understand and agree that Releasees may not have medical personnel available at the location of the Activity. In the event of any medical emergency, I do authorize and consent to any x-ray examination, anesthetic, medical, dental or surgical diagnosis or treatment, and hospital care that Pomona personnel deem necessary for my safety and protection. I understand and agree that Releasees assume no responsibility for any injury or damage which might arise out of or in connection with such authorized emergency medical treatment.

CHOICE OF LAW: I hereby agree that this Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.

SEVERABILITY: If any term or provision of this Agreement shall be held illegal, unenforceable, or in conflict with any law governing this Agreement the validity of the remaining portions shall not be affected thereby.

By electronically logging in on the OTL website and signing up for this trip, I hereby acknowledge that I have read, understand and will abide by each of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

 

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