Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2020/01/30 (Thu)

Foreign
Male
30’s

Age

France

Residence

SAR Event ID 2020-10-1
Death

Outcome

Police Mountain SAR

SAR Involved

Avalanche

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Backcountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
At 3:25 pm on a guided tour, the victims climbed up the mountain from Hoshino Resorts Tomamu Ski Resort on skis and skied out of the management area while skiing outside the management area. Due to the condition, the accompanying guide requested rescue at the ski resort (※ Dokei mountain rescue squad accommodates victims)

Extra details

Locale: Tomamu-yama (トマム山, 1239m)
Number in party: 8
Number in party requiring assistance: 1
Residence: France
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2020) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者はガイドツアーで午後3時25分頃星野リゾートトマムスキー場からトマム山にスキーで登坂し管理区域外をスキーで滑走中、雪崩に巻き込まれて埋没し、同行者が救出したが心肺停止状態であったため、同行ガイドがスキー場に救助要請(※道警山岳救助隊が遭難者を収容)

Details as per Police data

年度:2020年度|番号:10|発生日:2020/01/30|曜日:木|山岳名、標高、市町村名:トマム山 (とまむやま), 1239m, (占冠村、南富良野町)|構成人数:8|遭難者数:1|居住地:フランス|性別:男|年齢:30代|職業:会社員|態様:死亡|原因:雪崩

出典:山岳遭難発生状況(令和2年)(北海道警察)