Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2019/12/29 (Sun)

Local
Male
40’s

Age

Hokkaido

Residence

SAR Event ID 2019-125-1
No injury

Outcome

Local Fire Dept

SAR Involved

Lost

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Backcountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
The victim was separated from the companion at about 2:30 pm and skated on the Makkari course, and was unable to return to the starting point due to a mistake in the direction of descent. Rescue team rescues victims)

Extra details

Locale: Yotei-zan (羊蹄山, 1898m)
Number in party: 4
Number in party requiring assistance: 1
Residence: Hokkaido
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2020) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者は午後2時30分頃同行者と分かれて真狩コースをスキーで滑走中、下山方向を間違えて登山口に戻れなくなり、下山しないことを心配した同行者が110番で救助要請(※消防救助隊が遭難者を救 助)

Details as per Police data

年度:2019年度|番号:125|発生日:2019/12/29|曜日:日|山岳名、標高、市町村名:羊蹄山 (ようていざん), 1898m, (虻田郡倶知安町、京極町、喜茂別町、ニセコ町、真狩村)|構成人数:4|遭難者数:1|居住地:北海道|性別:男|年齢:40代|職業:会社員|態様:無事|原因:道迷い

出典:山岳遭難発生状況(令和元年)(北海道警察)