Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2019/03/25 (Mon)

JP other
Male
20’s

Age

Tokyo

Residence

SAR Event ID 2019-53-1
Injury

Outcome

Police Helicopter

SAR Involved

Other (Improper equipment)

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Other

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
Distress climbs Mt Rishiri around 8 am, drops the right shoe with a pin near the top of the mountain and becomes inoperable and requests the police to rescue (※ The police officer and mountain rescue team rescue the distressed person)

Extra details

Locale: Rishiri-san (利尻山, 1721m)
Number in party: 2
Number in party requiring assistance: 2
Residence: Tokyo
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2019) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者は午前8時頃利尻山を登山中、山頂付近でアイゼン付きの右靴を落とし行動不能となり警察に救助要請(※道警ヘリ及び山岳救助隊が遭難者を救助)

Details as per Police data

年度:2019年度|番号:53|発生日:2019/03/25|曜日:月|山岳名、標高、市町村名:利尻山 (りしりさん), 1721m, (利尻郡利尻町、利尻富士町)|構成人数:2|遭難者数:2|居住地:東京都|性別:男|年齢:20代|職業:会社員|態様:負傷|原因:その他 (装備不備)

出典:山岳遭難発生状況(平成31年)(北海道警察)

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2019-53-1 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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