17 July 2016 at 2359 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in British Columbia, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported two males who began feeling faint and were unable to continue on their mountain climbing trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a secure location.