agree to pay $________ for ____ hours of fossil splitting at South Dempsey
Quarry, managed by Pisces Prehistoric, LLC.
___ 1) All rock may be provided from premium fossil locations by
Pisces Prehistoric, LLC, for splitting. Pay diggers are allowed to
harvest rock from the formation after orientation by Pisces Prehistoric personnel.
At that time Your skills and ability will be determined.
___ 2) Tools are provided with a $40.00 refundable deposit.
Digger retains claim to all specimens found, with the sole exception that
any rare fossil valued at $100,000 dollars or more is subject to an
assessment of 50% to be retained by Pisces Prehistoric, LLC.
Valuation is at the discretion of Pisces Prehistoric to be based on market value.
Donations are considered as sale per value. No donation claim value shall be
less than any market offer or potential.
___ 4) Children are to be attended to at all times. No one shall go near the
quarry formation walls without supervision by management until after training.
Rocks often fall from the walls. This restriction will be lifted for qualified
diggers who attend additional orientation.
___ 5) Dogs must be well behaved and on a leash at all times.
THIS CANNOT BE STRESSED ENOUGH! This is a cattle and sheep ranch;
livestock owners WILL shoot any stray dog to protect livestock.
___ 6) Work within your assigned area, and respect the space of others.
Never touch or otherwise endanger another personís rock without permission.
___ 7) All diggers accept full responsibility and liability for injury,
and damage to or loss of property.
___ 8) The use of safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, adequate footwear and
clothing is recommended, but is entirely at the discretion of the digger
accepting all risk as a result.
___ 9) Trash disposal is not available. Take out what you bring in.
___10) Water is not provided.
___11) I agree to be photographed with my fossils by Pisces Prehistoric, and release those images
to Pisces Prehistoric for sole lawful use to include publicity, marketing, advertising, and website content.
___ I accept and understand the inherent and coincident risks of wildlands fossil
quarrying, I understand and agree that hazards may not be marked or described, including but not
limited to rockfall, steep embankments, road conditions, sharp or heavy tools, power equipment
or any component thereof, chemicals, fuels, facilities such as outhouses, parking areas, structures, buildings
or attachments, fire pits, trailers, campers, miscellaneous debris, high winds, rain, animal bites
or contact with amoebas, antelope, ants, badgers, bats, bears, birds, bulls, bunnies, cats, chipmunks,
cougars, cows, deer, dogs, eagles, flies, foxes, gophers, hares, hornets, horses, insects in general,
livestock, marmots, men, mice, microorganisms from food or any other vector, mosquitoes, nematodes,
other persons, owls, rabbits, snakes, spiders, ticks, viruses, wolfs, etc.
___I understand that cold, heat, wind, rain and darkness, or other natural incidents are
explicitly my responsibility to prepare for.
___I understand and agree that hazards may not be marked or described, including but not limited to, unstable rock,
steep inclines, holes, rock structures, equipment and tools, and animals.
___Pisces Prehistoric, Thompson Ranches, their heirs and assigns, and any employees, volunteers, landscape contractors, agents,
independent contractors, affiliates, and subsidiaries are released and held harmless under any condition.
___I acknowledge and understand that I am accepting all of South Dempsey Quarry
and Pisces Prehistoric facilities AS IS, and further acknowledge and understand that NO IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITYOR FITNESS OR ANY OTHER WARRANTIES
are being extended to me with respect to any aspect of Pisces Prehistoric, or its facilities.
___I agree to UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVE any right to sue
Pisces Prehistoric and Thompson Ranches, their heirs and assigns,
and any employees, volunteers, landscape contractors, agents, or
independent contractors, affiliates, and subsidiaries of these aforementioned
entities and/or companies for any injuries, including DEATH, sustained while
collecting fossils or occupying any space under control of afore mentioned entities.
Use of tools, products, rock, and facilities are my responsibility.
___I further agree to UNCONDITIONALLY RELEASE and HOLD
HARMLESS Pisces Prehistoric, Thompson Ranches, their heirs and assigns, and
any employees, agents, independent contractors, affiliates, and subsidiaries of these
aforementioned entities and/or companies from ANY AND
ALL LIABILITY,claims or causes of action for ANY AND ALL INJURIES sustained
while participating in the activities mentioned above at South Dempsey Quarry,
including, but not limited to, injuries sustained as a result of the activities afore
mentioned regardless whether it is a result of Pisces Prehistoric or Thompson
Ranchesí NEGLIGENCE and regardless of whether the possibility of sustaining
such injuries was contemplated, obvious, and/or known at or before the time of
___I also agree and understand that the activities described herein are purely
voluntary, recreational activities and that if I am not willing to acknowledge and
assume the risks (inherent risks and any other risks that may exist), I should not
purchase or use this entry to South Dempsey Quarry.
I have read and agree to the terms stated above. I explicitly
release Pisces Prehistoric, LLC and Thompson Ranches from all liability
resulting from injury or damage. I understand and accept that safety is my
responsibility, and I am solely responsible for all minors in my care.
List of persons in your party for whom you are responsible.