24 August 2016 at 1053 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Garfield County, Washington.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and assisted a 46-year-old male who became lost while hiking. The individual was escorted by a SAR ground team back to the trailhead. No injuries were reported with this incident.