INCIDENT NUMBER: G18533
28 July 2015 at 1000 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Grand County, Colorado. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who suffered from altitude sickness while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he received treatment for his condition.