INCIDENT NUMBER: 18398

02 September 2016 at 0041 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Chaffee County, Colorado.  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 out on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by ambulance to the nearest hospital where she was treated for her condition.