Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2019/04/07 (Sun)

Local
Female
60’s

Age

Hokkaido

Residence

SAR Event ID 2019-55-1
No injury

Outcome

Self Rescue

SAR Involved

Lost

Cause

Summer

Season

Group

Party status

N/A

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
At around 2:00 pm, the victims separated from the party they entered together and put on snowshoeing alone, and could not understand the direction of descent while descending.

Extra details

Locale: Shakotan-dake (積丹岳, 1255m)
Number in party: 7
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時頃、一緒に入山したパーティと別れて単独でスノーシューを履いて下山中、下山方向が分からなくなり自ら110番で救助要請(他の下山者と接触し、自力下山)

Details as per Police data

年度:2019年度|番号:55|発生日:2019/04/07|曜日:日|山岳名、標高、市町村名:積丹岳 (しゃこたんだけ), 1255m, (積丹郡積丹町)|構成人数:7|遭難者数:1|居住地:北海道|性別:女|年齢:60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(令和元年)(北海道警察)

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2019-55-1 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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