SEARLES LAKE GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
          GEM-O-RAMA FIELD TRIPS - WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY
                                         (Read and understand before signing)

In consideration for being allowed to attend or participate in any way or any manner in any
and/or all of the GEM-O-RAMA FIELD TRIPS sponsored by the Searles Lake Gem &
Mineral Society and hosted by Searles Valley Minerals Inc., I _____________________
(please print your name), acknowledge, appreciate and agree that as a condition of
attending or participating in the GEM-O-RAMA FIELD TRIPS, I will be bound by the
following five (5) conditions and covenants.

1.   I acknowledge that there is a risk of injury from the activities involved in GEM-O-RAMA FIELD
      TRIPS and while particular 
procedures and rules, equipment and personal caution and discipline
       may reduce this risk, some risk of injury will still exist; and,

2.   I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown,
      EVEN IF 
ARRISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF MYSELF OR OTHERS, & assume
      full responsibility and liability 
for my participation in any GEM-O-RAMA FIELD TRIP; and,

 

3.   I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation.

If I observe any significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will immediately

remove myself from the hazard and immediately bring such hazard to the attention of a

representative of the sponsor or host; and,

 

4.   I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representativs and next of kin,

      HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS the Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society

      and their officers, directors, members, affiliates, agents, or other participants ("the releasees")

      WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, OR LOSS OR 

      DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE 

      NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE; and,

 

5.   As the driver of a vehicle that carries other persons that are attending or participating in any

      way or any manner in any and/or all of the GEM-O-RAMS FIELD TRIPS, I KNOWINGLY

      AND FREELY ASSUME FULL AND TOTAL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

      FOR ANY AND ALL OF THOSE OTHER PERSONS IN MY VEHICLE, TO THE 

      SAME EXTENT AND DEGREE AS I HAVE ASSUMED LIABILITY AND 

      RESPONSIBILITY FOR MYSELF according to the conditons and covenants 

      enumerated in items 1 through 4 above.


I have read this release of liability and assumption of risk agreement. I fully understand its terms
and
conditions, and I understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it, and I have
signed it
freely and voluntarily without any inducement.
 
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             Signature                                                               Date signed                                 Home Town

Required: Fill in the number of people in your vehicle on each field trip, counting also the driver.
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Friday Field Trip            Mud Field Trip            Blow Holes Field Trip               Pink Halite Feld Trip