Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2018/12/25 (Tue)

Local
Male
20’s

Age

Hokkaido

Residence

SAR Event ID 2018-113-1
Injury

Outcome

Police Mountain SAR

SAR Involved

Bad weather

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Backcountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
Four victims arrived at Mountain Ski from Biei-cho Shirogane Onsen side on December 23 at 7 am, arrived at the summit around 1 pm the following 24th, we started downtown but the weather deteriorated  (Blowing snow, poor visibility) bivouac at an altitude of 1,300 meters, during descent on mountain skiing on 25 December, one person became inoperable with hypothermia, members  Rescue request at No. 110 (* Road warrior mountain rescue team rescuing four victims)

Extra details

Locale: Oputateshike-yama (オプタテシケ山, 2013m)
Number in party: 4
Number in party requiring assistance: 4
Residence: Hokkaido
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2018) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者4人は12月23日午前7時頃美瑛町白金温泉側から山スキーで入山、翌24日午後1時頃山頂に到着、下山を開始したが天候悪化 (吹雪、視界不良)により標高1,300メートル付近でビバーク、12月25日山スキーで下山中、1人が低体温症で行動不能となり、メンバーが 110番で救助要請(※道警山岳救助隊が遭難者4人を救助)

Details as per Police data

年度:2018年度|番号:113|発生日:2018/12/25|曜日:火|山岳名、標高、市町村名:オプタテシケ山 (オプタテシケやま), 2013m, (美瑛町、新得町)|構成人数:4|遭難者数:4|居住地:北海道|性別:男|年齢:20代|職業:大学生|態様:負傷|原因:悪天候

出典:山岳遭難発生状況(平成30年)(北海道警察)