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Destination
Mt. Baldy
Dates
02/13/2009 to 02/15/2009
Leader
Than Volk
Co-leaders

Trip Fee
Ticket Price
Required Gear
Ski/snowboard, gear and clothing.
Signup Dates
02/09/2009 to 02/16/2009
Maximum Participants
25 (including leader/co-leaders)

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Perhaps...

After what can only be described as one of the best things to ever happen to Baldy (4 feet of light, fluffy snow over last weekend), it looks like the weather Gods are right back at it. Enjoy the blue skies and views of the mountains whiley the last this week, the rain (and snow!!!) is coming back beginning Friday. And possibly getting quite heavyinto next week.

This is going to work the same way as last week. Sign-up if you're interested on going at anypoint Friday, Saturday, or Sunday--that'll put you on my aggregate e-mail list. If you're a driver, let me know ASAP when you want to go up and how many you can take. I'll send e-mails out throughout the weekend with drivers to e-mail for rides. This isn't as much a trip, per se, as a mechanism to help coordinate rides and get people up to the mountains.

Don't forget the coupon on our website: http://www.skeeze.org  

We've already had a couple unfortunate injuries this season. Please keep common ski safety sense in mind when out on the slopes. NEVER NEVER NEVER ski alone on expert terrain, particulalry at Baldy. If you get split up from who you're skiing with, have a back-up plan to be able to meet back up with them (cell phones generally do not work at Baldy). If it keeps snow like it looks like it's going to, please stay within bounds of the resort--avalanche danger is becoming very real on undisturbed slopes.

Our extended forecast looks pretty stunning, FYI:

"We get a short break from the snow next Sunday (15th) under a brief and weak ridge of high pressure aloft. The following Monday through Wednesday (16th - 18th) another low pressure system moves in with colder air and potential heavy snow. Some significant storms look to be lined up with very little break all next week. More storms may be lined up for the west coast through and beyond the 20th."

Also, a pair of black Black Diamond gloves dissappeared from the Clark I Laundry Room on Friday. I'd liked those back. My hands are in need of warmth.

Registered Participants

1. Than Volk Pomona Confirmed
2. Chris Fowler Pomona Confirmed
3. Sophia Yang Pomona Not confirmed
4. Paula De Oliveira Santos Pitzer Not confirmed
5. Benjamin Norment Pomona Not confirmed
6. Thomas Fenster Pomona Confirmed
7. Ben Keller Harvey Mudd Not confirmed
8. Justine Selsing Pomona Not confirmed
9. Thomas Oh Harvey Mudd Not confirmed
10. Patrick O\'Toole Harvey Mudd Confirmed
11. Lara Hughes-Stinson Pitzer Not confirmed
12. Layla Masuda Pitzer Not confirmed
13. Peter Chinman Pomona Not confirmed
14. Yuriko Sakakura Pitzer Not confirmed
15. Katie Kistler Pomona Not confirmed
16. David Schwartz Pomona Not confirmed
17. Matt Stjernholm CMC Confirmed
18. Cat Burhenne Scripps Confirmed
19. Michael Prude Pomona Not 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.

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