03 October 2015 at 0513 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Boulder City, Nevada. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who was experiencing sudden lower back pains while backpacking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his injuries