26 August 2015 at 0108 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Inyo County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a female suffering from altitude sickness while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where she received treatment for her condition.