Also, yeah, keep your board edge off your boots/laces while on the lift. That took me a while to get (I still use my foot to lift it up at the beginning), and that's how my first set of laces got shredded.
I've snowboarded for like 4 years and never even thought of this!
'10 Forum Youngblood 152 Board
'10 Burton Cartel Bindings
Vans Hi-Standard Boots