08 August 2015 at 2312 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Whatcom County, Washington.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual suffering from a broken leg and head laceration due to falling about 20 feet while ice climbing. The individual was transported by ambulance to the nearest hospital where he received treatment for his injuries.