Cancellation Policies and Release of Liability

In order to register for any of our products, you must indicate your acceptance of the appropriate cancellation policy and the release of liability.

The Clendenin Method reserves the right to refuse service and dismiss from participation in any Clendenin Method lesson or camp -  any client who has been or is currently behaving in an unsafe manner, any client who does not meet the camp minimum requirement of being able to comfortably ski all groomed terrain, or any client who has been or is currently being disruptive in a camp.

Cancellation Policies

Our cancellation policies depend on the program you are purchasing:

Travel insurance is recommended. Travel insurance can be arranged through Lance Cygielman, (307) 734-9303.

Clendenin Method Camps in Aspen, Beaver Creek, Park City, and Steamboat and Private Camps.

All cancellations must be dated and in writing.

Full payment for each camp is required at the time the booking reservation is made. A refund of your total payment, minus a 10% administration fee, will be granted up to 7 days prior to the scheduled start date and time. No refund is possible if the reservation is cancelled with less than 7 days notice. All reservations made within seven days of the scheduled date are binding.

Clendenin Productions LLC, the Ski and Board Doctors and the Clendenin Method Programs reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any programs. In the event that Clendenin Productions LLC, Ski and Board Doctors or Clendenin Method Programs are canceled, a full refund will be made to the client.

All payments made by credit card confirm acceptance and knowledge of our cancellation policies.

Clendenin Method Camp in Portillo Chile

All cancellations must be dated and in writing.

  • Until May 15, 2017, the deposit is fully refundable.
  • The second payment is required by May 15, 2017.
  • For registrations cancelled between May 15 and July 1, 2017, payments to date will be returned less a $300.00 charge.
  • The final payment is required by July 1, 2017.
  • For registrations cancelled between July 1 and August 1, payments to date will be returned less an $850 charge.
  • From Aug 1, 2017, through the camp date, no refunds are possible with cancellation, unless we are able to resell your room. If we can resell the room, payments to date will be returned less an $850 charge.

Clendenin Camp in Val d'Isere, France

All cancellations must be dated and in writing.

  • Until September 15, 2017, all payments are 100% refundable.
  • A second payment to bring your balance to 50% of the trip cost is required by September 15, 2017. If payment is not made by this date without notification of cancellation, the deposit will not be returned.
  • Final payment is required by November 1, 2017. If payment is not made by this date without notification of cancellation, the deposit will not be returned.
  • For registrations cancelled between September 15 and November 1, 2017, payments to date will be returned less a $300.00 charge.
  • From November 1, 2017, until Jan. 15, 2018, full payment less a $450 hotel and administrative fee is refunded upon cancellation.
  • From Jan. 16, 2018, through the camp date, no refunds are possible with cancellation.
  • For any shortening of stay or early departure whatever the reason, no refunds are possible.

Gold Plan Private Lessons

Full payment for each lesson is required at the time the booking reservation is made. Once coaches are scheduled and amenities reserved, you are confirmed and committed. A refund of your total payment, minus a 10% administration fee, will be granted up to 7 days prior to the scheduled start date (except for Holidays and high season, see below). No refund is possible if the reservation is cancelled with less than 7 days notice. All reservations made within seven days of the scheduled date are binding.

In order to accommodate last-minute schedule changes, we will attempt to re-assign your coach for the cancelled dates. If we are able to re-reassign the coach to another client, we will refund payment for those days we are able to re-assign minus a 10% administration fee.

Holiday Periods and High Season: Full payment for the lesson(s) is required at the time the booking reservation is made. Once payment is made for the following holiday/high season periods, the bookings are binding. There will be no refunds unless we are able to re-reassign your instructor for the dates cancelled.

  • December 17, 2018 - January 4, 2018
  • February 17 - 21, 2018
  • March 10 - 25, 2018

Clendenin Productions LLC, the Ski and Board Doctors, and the Clendenin Ski Method Programs reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any programs. In the event that Clendenin Productions LLC, Ski and Board Doctors or Clendenin Method Programs are canceled, a full refund will be made to the client.

All payments made by credit card confirm acceptance and knowledge of our cancellation policies.

Sessions with John

Full payment for each lesson is required at the time the booking reservation is made. All reservations with John Clendenin are binding. In order to accommodate schedule changes, we will attempt to reschedule Coach John for the cancelled dates. If we are able to reassign John to another client, we will refund payment for those days we are able to re-assign him minus a 10% administration fee.

Clendenin Productions LLC, the Ski and Board Doctors, and the Clendenin Ski Method Programs reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any programs. In the event that Clendenin Productions LLC, Ski and Board Doctors or the Clendenin Ski Method Programs are canceled, a full refund will be made to the client.

All payments made by credit card confirm acceptance and knowledge of our cancellation policies.

Release of Liability for Clendenin Method Program

I have voluntarily applied to participate in a Clendenin Method Program. I understand that the sports of skiing and snowboarding pose risks of injury that are my responsibility. I assume these risks, including the risk posed by loss of control and collisions with other skiers or snowboarders, trees, rocks, racing gates and manmade obstacles, whether they are obvious or not obvious.

I agree as consideration for being permitted to participate in the Clendenin Method program not to sue John Clendenin, Clendenin Productions LLC, the Aspen Skiing Company, the Aspen Club & Spa, the Park City Mountain Resort, Steamboat Ski Resort, Intrawest, Beaver Creek Resort, Vail Resorts, Inc., the U.S. Forest Service, Portillo, Portillo owners, Portillo staff, Bösse Landberger, camp organizers, staff, coaches, sponsors, and any of the associated officers, agents or employees for injury or death resulting from participation in the ski or snowboard days and related activities, regardless of the cause, including negligence.

I hereby authorize the use and reproduction of any and all photographs, film, and video taken of me, without compensation, and understand that all negatives and positives, together with the prints and/or tapes, shall constitute the property of Clendenin Productions LLC and John Clendenin.

I have read this agreement fully, and understand it. I am aware that this agreement is binding on my heirs and assigns, and that I am releasing certain legal rights that I otherwise may have.

Release of Liability for Clendenin Method Program Val d'Isere

I have voluntarily applied to participate in a Clendenin Method Program. I understand that the sports of skiing and snowboarding pose risks of injury that are my responsibility. I assume these risks, including the risk posed by loss of control and collisions with other skiers or snowboarders, trees, rocks, racing gates and manmade obstacles, whether they are obvious or not obvious.

I agree as consideration for being permitted to participate in the Clendenin Method program not to sue John Clendenin, Clendenin Productions LLC, Val d’Isere Resort, Crystal Newton, Bösse Landberger, Richard Harrison, camp organizers, staff, coaches, sponsors, and any of the associated officers, agents or employees for injury or death resulting from participation in the ski or snowboard days and related activities, regardless of the cause, including negligence.

I hereby authorize the use and reproduction of any and all photographs, film, and video taken of me, without compensation, and understand that all negatives and positives, together with the prints and/or tapes, shall constitute the property of Clendenin Productions LLC and John Clendenin.

I have read this agreement fully, and understand it. I am aware that this agreement is binding on my heirs and assigns, and that I am releasing certain legal rights that I otherwise may have.

The Clendenin Method reserves the right to refuse service and dismiss from participation in any Clendenin Method lesson or camp -  any client who has been or is currently behaving in an unsafe manner, any client who does not meet the camp minimum requirement of being able to comfortably ski all groomed terrain, or any client who has been or is currently being disruptive in a camp.