Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2019/01/27 (Sun)

Local
Male
20’s

Age

Hokkaido

Residence

SAR Event ID 2019-22-3
No injury

Outcome

Police Helicopter

SAR Involved

Lost

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Backcountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
The person in distress entered the mountain from the Nissho Pass around 9:00 a.m. and was skiing from the Kumami summit around midnight when he lost his way down the mountain and called 110 for help. A Hokkaido Police helicopter found the person in distress and rescued him.

Extra details

Locale: Kumami-yama (熊見山, 1175m)
Number in party: 3
Number in party requiring assistance: 3
Residence: Hokkaido
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2019) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者は午前9時頃日勝峠から入山、午後0時頃熊見山山頂からスキーで滑走中、下山方向が分からなくなり、110番で救助要請(※道警ヘリが遭難者を発見、救助)

Details as per Police data

年度:2019年度|番号:22|発生日:2019/01/27|曜日:日|山岳名、標高、市町村名:熊見山 (くまみやま), 1175m, (上川郡清水町、日高町)|構成人数:3|遭難者数:3|居住地:北海道|性別:男|年齢:20代|職業:団体職員|態様:無事|原因:道迷い

出典:山岳遭難発生状況(平成31年)(北海道警察)

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2019-22-3 Difficulty Rating

Category

Grade

Points

Strenuousness

Vertical Gain

D

25

Time ascending

D

0

Technicality

Altitude

D

0

Hazards

D

Navigation

D

Totals

25/100

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