"Mountain Day" Call for Safe Mountaineering Saitama Chichibu Area August 10 11:40

On the 10th of “Mountain Day”, police and other people in the Chichibu area of ​​Saitama Prefecture called for mountaineers to climb safely.

The Chichibu area is lined with mountains with an altitude of around 2000 meters, and it is crowded with many mountaineers at this time as it is easy to climb in the suburbs of Tokyo.

On the 10th, there is a special corner where you can submit a mountain climbing notification to the climbing mouth of Mt. We called for safe mountaineering.

In addition, a police helicopter called from the sky, "Let's make frequent breaks and hydration to prevent heat stroke and dehydration."

According to the police, in Saitama prefecture, there were 19 mountain accidents by the end of last month, 2 people were killed and 11 people were injured.

A man visiting from Nerima Ward of Tokyo said, "It's been a while since I've been climbing for a while, but I'd like to avoid 3 densely and keep my social distance."

Hiroshi Maruyama, chief of the mountain rescue team of the Saitama Prefectural Police Headquarters, said, ``I gave a mountaineering notification in advance, and in addition to measures to prevent new coronavirus infection, I also took frequent breaks and hydration while watching heat stroke and enjoying climbing. Please."