Originally Posted by david_z
i like maybe a 15 degree approach almost straight on but from the side a little bit. prefer to land more than 1-2' from the top of the rail, the slope of the rail here is your friend, the farther down you aim yourself the less height you need and less likely to catch your nose.
this is some of the best advice for handrails. Also you won't know the pain of hitting your nose tell you start lipslides (except it'll be your tail)