PLEASE READ: To help us plan for your trip, please completely fill out this form and your Participant Agreement. A timely submission (at least a week in advance) allows us to plan for any special needs. A separate form is needed for each member of your party. When completed click SUBMIT. There is no need to print this because successfully submitted waivers are emailed to us.
Trip Information
Which river trip are you on?
If you are unsure of which rafting trip you are on, please check your reservation email or call your Group Organizer.
I am on a half day or shorterI am on a one-dayI am on a two-day
You must select one option
Participant Information
Who is this waiver for? * 🛈

Detailed Participant Information
If you are the parent/guardian, fill in the items below in regards to the minor.
Can you swim? *
Do you have any medical or physical conditions that could affect your safety or health on this trip? *
Are you allergic to bee stings, certain foods, or medications? *
Do you have any other dietary restrictions? *
We do not provide prescription medication, including epinephrine. If your medical condition requires or may require prescription medication such as epinephrine, please bring it with you and give it to your guide for safe keeping.


The River Travel Company, Inc., d/b/a Kern River Outfitters.

Because river trips involved risks, we recommend that you supplement your own insurance policies with vacation insurance. Cancellations made within 14 days of a trip departure date are non-refundable.

In consideration of the services of The River Travel Company, Inc., d/b/a Kern River Outfitters and their agents, owners, stockholders, officers, volunteers, participants, employees and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf, I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree that:

The risks from the activities involved in this trip are significant. These risks include, but are not limited to, loss of or damage to personal property (including personal vehicles and their contents parked or shuttled while on the trip), injury or fatality due to capsize or collision of boat, injury or fatality while riding in a bus or shuttle vehicle, air loss from boats, falling out of a boat, collision with a vehicle, vessel, rock, log or tree, immersion in water and hypothermia, falling while aboard a vessel or on shore, ankle or knee injury from use of footcups, errors in food or water storage or preparation, accident or illness in remote places without medical facilities or personnel, water damage to personal property, encounters with animals, insects and wildlife and exposure to temperature extremes or inclement weather. I also understand and acknowledge that failing to use or properly use safety type equipment such as personal flotation devices or helmets increases my risk of injury or of not surviving an accident or incident while rafting.

I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RIVER TRAVEL COMPANY, INC OR OTHERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. I ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY PARTICIPATION IN THIS TRIP. Furthermore, should emergency rescue, medical services or evacuation become necessary, the expenses are my responsibility and not that of The River Travel Company, Inc.

I, for myself and on behalf of my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate HEREBY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RIVER TRAVEL COMPANY, Inc., their agents, owners, stockholders, officers, volunteers, participants, employees and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf, WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RIVER TRAVEL COMPANY, Inc. OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law. I also here by agree that The River Travel Company, Inc. may use film or photographic records of this trip for its promotional purposes. I have read this release of liability and assumption of risk agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it, and sign it freely and voluntarily. The venue of any dispute that may arise out of this agreement or otherwise between parties, to which The River Travel Company, Inc., or its agents is a party, shall be Kern County, California.
Sign here - Must be a legible signature, or you will have to re-submit. * 🛈
For Parents/Guardians of Participants of Minority Age
This is to certify that I, as parent/guardian with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and agree to his/her release as provided above all the Releasees, and, for myself, my heirs, assigns, and next of kin, I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liabilities incident to my minor child’s involvement or participation in these programs as provided above, even if arising from the negligence of the releasees, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Parent/Guardian Signature - Must be a legible signature, or you will have to re-submit. *
Electronic Signature Consent
By checking here, you are consenting to the use of your electronic signature in lieu of an original signature on paper. You have the right to request that you sign a paper copy instead. By checking here, you are waiving that right. After consent, you may, upon written request to us, obtain a paper copy of an electronic record. No fee will be charged for such copy and no special hardware or software is required to view it. Your agreement to use an electronic signature with us for any documents will continue until such time as you notify us in writing that you no longer wish to use an electronic signature. There is no penalty for withdrawing your consent. You should always make sure that we have a current email address in order to contact you regarding any changes, if necessary. *