Montana Code Annotated 2017



Part 4. Relative Duties of Outfitters, Guides, and Participants

Duties Of Participants

37-47-403. Duties of participants. (1) A participant shall:

(a) act as would a reasonably prudent person when engaging in the activities offered by a licensed outfitter or guide or by an unlicensed outfitter's assistant in this state;

(b) receive permission from the outfitter or guide prior to embarking on any self-initiated activity and inform the outfitter or guide of the participant's plans and intentions upon receiving permission to engage in the self-initiated activity.

(2) A participant may not:

(a) interfere with the running or operation of an outfitter's, guide's, or outfitter's assistant's activities when those activities conform to the standards of care set forth in 37-47-402 or 37-47-405;

(b) use the outfitter's, guide's, or outfitter's assistant's equipment, facilities, or services unless the participant has requested and received permission from the outfitter, guide, or outfitter's assistant;

(c) knowingly, purposely, or negligently engage in any type of conduct that contributes to or causes injury to the participant or any other person.

History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 170, L. 1981; Sec. 87-4-163, MCA 1985; redes. 37-47-403 by Sec. 11, Ch. 528, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 17, Ch. 328, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 241, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 16, Ch. 341, L. 2013.