INCIDENT NUMBER: 17286

08 February 2016 at 0358 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Nunavut, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who became stranded, cold, and was unable to continue on his hike. The individual was transported by snowmobile to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries reported with this incident.