WEBSITE USE DISCLAIMER, Rev 4/8/2018 , Oregon Outback Waypoints Association

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Welcome to our website.  All forms of outdoor recreation have a higher level of risk than most ordinary activities, and therefore can be potentially hazardous and/or dangerous. This includes mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, trail running, backpacking, off highway motorized use etc. Risk is always a factor in backcountry and high-mountain travel, especially when weather is adverse or unpredictable, or when unforeseen events or conditions create a hazardous condition. There are many other risks, both natural and/or man-made, that could lead to injury or death while traveling in the backcountry.

Therefore, it is the responsibility of the users of this website to learn the necessary skills for safe mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, trail running, off highway motorized use and any other type of backcountry travel, have the proper physical conditioning, and carry the proper gear, including a good trail map, compass, GPS etc. while on any adventure. All users of this website must assume full responsibility for their own actions and personal safety while out in the backcountry. All users of this website must also exercise sound judgment, be prepared for all weather and area conditions, and seek advice from local agencies or Forest / BLM ranger on current route conditions, seasonal area or route closures or other prescribed closures and wildlife warnings before venturing out onto any trail or route. Backcountry conditions change from day to day, and from season to season, therefore rendering any information on this website is subject to change without warning. “Know before you go!”

Although the authors and publishers of try to make the information contained on this website as current and accurate as possible, they disclaim any liability for accident, loss, injury, inconvenience, or any other damage that may be sustained by anyone using the information contained on this website. Waypoint locations and routes are for reference only, on the ground markers could be missing, misplaced or damaged. Seasonal or other trail closures can be implemented by agencies. Those who use this information, and those who venture into backcountry, do so at their own risk. You are solely responsible for using your own judgment in interpreting and using this information to safely enjoy your own outdoor pursuits.

The information contained on this website is not to be considered a primary guide. Instead, it is available so that you may have an additional tool to navigate. We take no responsibility, nor assume any liability for inaccuracies, errors, omission, or incompleteness of any information., its sponsors, its advertisers, and/or anyone contributing information to this site shall not be held liable for any inconvenience, accidents, rescues, injuries or loss of life should you utilize any data listed on this website or placed in the field.

Indemnification: The authors of this site provide no warranties, either express or implied, that the information provided on this site is accurate or reliable. By using, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless (its Board members and Executive officers) and its affiliates with respect to any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with your use of this website.

Copyright: This website is the exclusive property of the Oregon Outback Waypoints Association. It has been provided for personal and non-commercial use only. You may not copy, modify, excerpt, distribute, transmit, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any text, photos or any other content obtained from this website for commercial use.  has also made every attempt to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding content and copyright. Please notify us immediately if you are aware of any copyright issues related to has made every attempt to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, or Oregon Outback Waypoints Association shall not be held liable for any content or copyright regulations regarding any other website reached via this website.

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