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Many trip reports contained in these newsletters contain desciptions to hiking routes that may be inaccruate and/or outdated. The Sierra Club, Desert Peaks Section hereby makes no representations as to the safety of any hiking or driving route described in these newsletters.

Some aspects of hiking, including peak climbing and adverse weather conditions, are potentially hazardous. You should understand that serious accidents occasionally occur during hikes such as those described in these newsletters and that participants occasionally sustain mortal or serious personal injury. Any person attempting to follow these route descriptions assumes full responsibility for his or her own safety and assumes all risks and accepts full responsibility for any and all damages or injury of any kind, including death, which may result from the use of any route described in these newsletters.

The Sierra Club, Desert Peaks Section recommends that you contact the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Service or other appropriate agency to ascertain current conditions and any possible dangers on the routes described herein before embarking on any route.