Accursed Button Lift Wreaks Havoc on Snowboarders: Video

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If at first you don’t succeed, fall, fall again.

The most challenging run for any snowboarder is obvious. Couloirs, cliffs, black diamonds, and double black diamonds may be extremely difficult. But as this video shows, the most confounding task of all is the button lift, or drag lift.

If you’ve never done one of these on a snowboard before, we have some simple advice: Save yourself some time – and pride – and just walk up the hill instead.