Stable Mountain Rental Agreement
Effective Date: Sept 2020
Last Revision: Oct 2022
Fill out your name, address, phone number and email, then sign and date. By completing and signing, you agree to the terms of this agreement.
Damage Limit Options
Your desired damage limit needs to be selected in the rental agreement by following the link found in your booking email, then reported to and acknowledged by Stable Mountain via email (email@example.com) prior to taking delivery of the rental or beginning the tour.
$3,000 Limit – Option 1
I choose to limit my financial responsibility to $3,000.00 USD. I agree to pay for any damages sustained to SM and/or SM property during the duration of my rental period up to this chosen limit regardless of cause, whether it be neglect, collision or otherwise. To secure this damage limit, I agree to pay a fee of $45.00 USD per vehicle, per day.
$5,000 Limit – Option 2
I choose to limit my financial responsibility to $5,000.00 USD. I agree to pay for any damages sustained to SM and/or SM property during the duration of my rental period up to this chosen limit regardless of cause, whether it be neglect, collision or otherwise. To secure this damage limit, I agree to pay a fee of $25.00 USD per vehicle, per day.
No Limit – Option 3
I choose full financial responsibility and I agree to pay for all damages sustained to SM and/or SM property during the duration of my rental period. This option does not limit my responsibility to pay for any damages sustained while the vehicle was in my possession regardless of cause, whether it be neglect, collision or otherwise. There is no fee for this option.
Regardless of which damage limit you select, these ‘limits’ are independent from and not related to any of your personal insurance. In the case that any damages occur, you’re responsible to pay for any SM property damages in full when your rental period finishes. Our contract is with you only, any claims submitted your insurance is independent of your obligation to us and has no bearing or reduction on your responsibility to pay for your damages.
“Agreement” means all terms and conditions found in this form. “You” or “your” means the person identified as the renter on the reverse, any person signing this Agreement, any Authorized Driver and any person or organization to whom charges are billed by us. All persons referred to as “you” or “your” are jointly and severally bound by this Agreement. “We”, “our” or “us” means the independent business, Stable Mountain. “Authorized Driver” means the renter and any additional driver listed by us on this Agreement, provided that each such person has a valid all terrain vehicle driver’s license and is at least 18 years of age unless the age restriction is changed by us elsewhere in this Agreement. “Vehicle” means the all terrain vehicle identified in this Agreement and any vehicle we substitute for it, and all its tires, tools, accessories, equipment, keys and vehicle documents. “Physical Damage” means damage to, or loss of, the Vehicle caused by collision or upset; it does include comprehensive damage, such as damage to, or loss of, the Vehicle due to theft, vandalism, act of nature, riot or civil disturbance, hail, or flood.
“Loss of use” means the loss of our ability to use the Vehicle for any purpose due to damage to it or loss of it during this rental. Loss of use cost is calculated by multiplying the number of days from the date the Vehicle is damaged, until it is repaired or replaced, multiplied by the daily rental rate.
Rental, Indemnity and Warranties
This is a contract for the rental of a Vehicle that is SM Property. We may repossess the Vehicle at your expense without notice to you if the Vehicle is abandoned or used in violation of the law or this Agreement. You agree to indemnify us, defend us and hold us harmless from all claims, liability, costs and attorney fees we incur resulting from, or arising out of, this rental and your use of the Vehicle or any SM Property. We make no warranties…express, implied or apparent…regarding the Vehicle, no warranty of merchantability and no warranty that the Vehicle is fit for a particular purpose.
Condition and Return of Vehicle
You must return the Vehicle to our rental office or any location we specify on the date and time specified in your Reservation and per this Agreement. The Vehicle must be returned in the same condition that you received it, except for ordinary wear. If the Vehicle is returned after closing hours, you remain responsible for the loss of and for any damage to the Vehicle until we inspect it upon our next opening for business. Any part replacements, addition of accessories or services to the Vehicle must have Our prior approval. You must check and maintain all fluid levels during your rental.
Responsibility for Vehicle Damage or Loss; Reporting to Police
You are responsible for all damage to the Vehicle, including damage caused by weather, acts of god or terrain conditions. You are responsible for the cost of repair, or the actual cash retail value of the Vehicle on the date of the loss if the Vehicle is not repairable or if we elect not to repair it, whether or not you are at fault. You are responsible for theft of the Vehicle, loss of use, diminished value of the Vehicle caused by damage to it or repair of it, and a reasonable charge to cover our administrative expenses connected with any damage claim, whether or not you are at fault. You must report accidents or incidents of theft and vandalism to us and the police as soon as you discover them.
The damage limits offered herein are specifically restricted and only applicable to SM property, these limits do not provide liability, medical, collision or comprehensive coverages. You and/or your personal insurance will be responsible for any damages outside of the damages to SM property, you remain responsible for damages to any other persons or property. Furthermore, we don’t accept PIP, medical payments, no-fault, uninsured and under-insured motorist coverage, where permitted by law.
There’s three SM limits to choose from; a) $3000.00, b) $5,000.00 and c) No Limit, see section ‘Damage Limit Options’ for more information. These limits are only applicable to SM property and you agree to cover any damages up to the limit you selected in your rental agreement. You and/or your personal insurance is responsible for liability, collision or otherwise to any person or vehicle outside of SM property. Any damages exceeding the limit you chose will be covered by Stable Mountain.
You will pay us, or the appropriate government authorities, on demand all charges due us under this Agreement, including: (a) time and mileage for the period during that you keep the Vehicle, or a mileage charged based on our experience if the odometer is tampered with or disconnected; (b) charges for additional drivers; (c) optional products and services you purchased; (d) fuel, if you return the Vehicle with less fuel than when rented; (e) applicable taxes; (f) all parking, traffic and toll fines, penalties, forfeitures, court costs, towing, storage and impound charges and other expenses involving the Vehicle assessed against us or the Vehicle; if you fail to pay the charging authority for parking or toll violations, you agree to pay us for those charges, plus our administrative fee of $50 for each such violation; (g) all expenses we incur in locating and recovering the Vehicle if you fail to return it or if we elect to repossess the Vehicle under the terms of this Agreement; (h) all costs, including pre- and post- judgment attorney fees, we incur collecting payment from you or otherwise enforcing our rights under this Agreement; (i) a 3% per month late payment fee, or the maximum amount allowed by law (if less than 3%), on all amounts past due; (j) $50 or the maximum amount permitted by law, whichever is greater, (k) $25 fee if you pay us with a check returned unpaid for any reason; and (k) a reasonable fee not to exceed $150 to clean the Vehicle if returned substantially less clean than when rented.
We recommend paying for your rental(s) in full, full payment is the best way to solidify your reservation. In situations where full payment can’t be made, at Stable Mountain’s discretion, a $50 per day, per sled, minimum charge will be due to solidify your reservation.
In addition to related rental charges a credit card will be charged a hold in the amount of $2,000.00 (Two Thousand Dollars) prior to the vehicle getting picked up from or dropped off by SM. We will hold this amount until our machine has been returned and passed inspection. This amount will be credited back to the provided credit card upon return of our undamaged machine. The undersigned agrees to authorize SM to charge the credit card used to make the booking for any and all damage for which he/she is responsible for. We may use your deposit to pay any amounts owed to us under this Agreement.
You release us, our agents and employees from all claims for loss of, or damage to, your personal property or that of any other person, that we received, handled or stored, or that was left or carried in or on the Vehicle or in our offices, whether or not the loss or damage was caused by our negligence or was otherwise our responsibility.
Breach of Agreement
The acts listed below are prohibited uses of the Vehicle and breaches of this Agreement. You waive all recourse against us for any criminal reports or prosecutions that we take against you that arise out of your breach of this Agreement. Prohibited uses include but are not limited to racing, are involved in an avalanche, a water crossing, Operating while under the influence of any substance and/or participation in any illegal activity.
No term of this Agreement can be waived or modified except by a writing that we have signed. If you wish to extend the rental period, you must return the Vehicle to our rental office for inspection and a written amendment by us of the due-in date. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us. All prior representations and agreements between you and us regarding this rental are void.
A waiver by us of any breach of this Agreement is not a waiver of any additional breach or waiver of the performance of your obligations under this Agreement. Our acceptance of payment from you or our failure, refusal or neglect to exercise any of our rights under this Agreement does not constitute a waiver of any other provision of this Agreement. Unless prohibited by law, you release us from any liability for consequential, special or punitive damages in connection with this rental or the reservation of a vehicle. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions are valid and enforceable.
Participant Agreement, Release and Assumption of Risk
In consideration of the services of Stable Mountain, their agents, owners, officers, volunteers, participants, employees, and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on behalf (hereinafter collectively referred to as “SM”), I hereby agree to release, indemnify, and discharge SM, on behalf of myself, my spouse, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate as follows:
1. I acknowledge that my participation in snowmobiling, dirtbiking and side by side activities entails anticipated and unanticipated risks that could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death or damage to myself, to property or to third parties. I understand that such risks simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity.
The risks include, among other things: riding on uneven covered terrain, changing weather conditions and variations in elevations; loss of control of the vehicle, falls from the vehicle, collision with other vehicles, participants, trees, rocks, and other manmade or natural obstacles; pinches, bruises, abrasions, strains, cuts and lacerations; exhaustion, steepness of slopes, snow depth, rocks/boulders, instability of terrain or varying and difficult weather; exposure to temperature and weather extremes which could cause hypothermia, sunburn, frostbite or dehydration; encounters with animals and wildlife; burns; equipment failure and mechanical and/or equipment problems; accidents or illness can occur in remote places without medical facilities; improper lifting or carrying; my own physical condition and the physical exertion associated with this activity.
Furthermore, Stable Mountain employees have difficult jobs to perform. They seek safety, but they are not infallible. They might be unaware of a participant’s fitness or abilities. They might misjudge the weather or other environmental conditions. They may give incomplete warnings or instructions, and the equipment being used might malfunction.
1. I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this activity. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, and I elect to participate in spite of the risks.
2. I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless SM from any and all claims, demands or causes of action, which are in any way connected with my participation in this activity of my use of SM’s equipment or facilities, including any such claims which allege negligent acts or omissions of SM.
3. Should SM or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs.
4. I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I may cause or suffer while participating, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself. I further certify that I am willing to assume the risk of any medical or physical condition I may have.
5. In the event that I file a lawsuit against SM, I agree to do so solely in the state of Idaho, and I further agree that the substantive law of that state shall apply in that action without regard to the conflict of law rules of that state. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining document shall remain in full force and effect.
By signing this document, I acknowledge that if anyone is hurt or property is damaged during my participation in this activity, I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against SM on the basis of any claim from which I have released them herein.