Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2020/02/01 (Sat)

Foreign
Male
30’s

Age

United Kingdom

Residence

SAR Event ID 2020-11-1
Death

Outcome

Disaster SAR Helicopter

SAR Involved

Avalanche

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Backcountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
The victim was skied around the peak at around 11:30 am on a guided tour, was caught in an avalanche and was buried, and was rescued by a companion. Request for rescue at the turn (* Road disaster prevention helicopter accommodates victims)

Extra details

Locale: Pinneshiri-dake (敏音知岳, 703m)
Number in party: 3
Number in party requiring assistance: 1
Residence: United Kingdom
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前11時30分頃山頂付近をスキーで滑走 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り、雪崩を目撃した他の登山者が119番で救助要請(※道防災ヘリが遭難者を収容)

Details as per Police data

年度:2020年度|番号:11|発生日:2020/02/01|曜日:土|山岳名、標高、市町村名:敏音知岳 (ぴんねしりだけ), 703m, (枝幸郡中頓別町)|構成人数:3|遭難者数:1|居住地:イギリス|性別:男|年齢:30代|職業:弁護士|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)