22 December 2016 at 1131 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Pinal County, Arizona.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 19-year-old male who was unable to continue on his hiking trip due to inclement weather conditions. The individual was transported by patrol vehicle to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.