Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2019/02/20 (Wed)

Foreign
Male
30’s

Age

Germany

Residence

SAR Event ID 2019-43-1
Injury

Outcome

Ski patrol

SAR Involved

Other (Tree strike)

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Sidecountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
A person in distress is skiing on the outskirts of the Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Area management area at around 11 am, colliding with a standing tree and hurting his left foot, and a companion requests a ski resort for rescue (※ ski patrol rescues the person in distress)

Extra details

Locale: Nisekoannupuri (ニセコアンヌプリ, 1308m)
Number in party: 5
Number in party requiring assistance: 1
Residence: Germany
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2019) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者は午前11時頃ニセコグランヒラフスキー場の管理区域外をスキーで滑走中、立木に衝突して左足を負傷、同行者がスキー場に救助要請(※スキーパトロール隊が遭難者を救助)

Details as per Police data

年度:2019年度|番号:43|発生日:2019/02/20|曜日:水|山岳名、標高、市町村名:ニセコアンヌプリ (にせこあんぬぷり), 1308m, (虻田郡倶知安町、ニセコ町)|構成人数:5|遭難者数:1|居住地:ドイツ|性別:男|年齢:30代|職業:会社員|態様:負傷|原因:その他 (立木衝突)

出典:山岳遭難発生状況(平成31年)(北海道警察)