Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2020/02/10 (Mon)

Local
Male
30’s

Age

Hokkaido

Residence

SAR Event ID 2020-15-1
Death

Outcome

Disaster SAR Helicopter

SAR Involved

Avalanche

Cause

Winter

Season

Solo

Party status

Backcountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
The distressed person entered the mountain alone for snowboarding, a family worried not to return home reported to the police station, and an acquaintance discovered a victim buried in an avalanche the next day (* Road disaster prevention helicopter accommodates victims)

Extra details

Locale: Yotei-zan (羊蹄山, 1898m)
Number in party: 1
Number in party requiring assistance: 1
Residence: Hokkaido
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2020) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者は単独でスノーボード滑走のため入山、帰宅しないことを心配した家族が警察署に通報、翌日雪崩に埋没している遭難者を知人が発見(※道防災ヘリが遭難者を収容)

Details as per Police data

年度:2020年度|番号:15|発生日:2020/02/10|曜日:月|山岳名、標高、市町村名:羊蹄山 (ようていざん), 1898m, (虻田郡倶知安町、京極町、喜茂別町、ニセコ町、真狩村)|構成人数:1|遭難者数:1|居住地:北海道|性別:男|年齢:30代|職業:公務員|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)