Getting stuck on any kind of lift is a hassle, whether it's for a couple of minutes or much longer - it disrupts your day and costs you valuable time out on the hill, not to mention the potential for being freezing by the time help comes and manages to get you down.

Nevertheless, there's at least a small perk for these fellas stuck out in Kicking Horse, BC, and it comes it the form of a pretty sick heli rescue - all of a sudden things don't look quite so bad, if only they still had their boards and could rip the last lines of the day...