Just look at this photo. On the highest mountain peak in North America, surrounded by stunning snowy scenery and beneath a sun halo, sits a 50-year-old tandem rotor heavy lift helicopter equipped with ski landing gear. Read more >>
When landing a helicopter, I guess there are a few basic rules to follow. Make sure you don't land on people likely comes first, but a close second is probably to avoid landing near things that stand a good chance of getting blown away. This pilot didn't remember that part.