Climber Killed In Avalanche On Mount Tsurugi in Japan

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Mount Tsurugi, Japan – At approximately 14:00 on Sunday, April 30, 2017 a male climber was caught in an avalanche at roughly 2700 meters near the Ridgeline of Mount Tsurugi (2,999 meters) in the Hida Mountains in the Toyama Prefecture of Japan. Oda’s climbing partner was uninjured.

JapanTimes.co.jp identified the victim as Naomi Oda, 63.


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