INCIDENT NUMBER: 17263

30 January 2016 at 1921 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Alberta, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining an ankle injury while rock climbing. The individual was transported by ambulance to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.