27 January 2016 at 0133 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in British Columbia, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and assisted a male who was unable to continue his hiking trip due to cold weather and exhaustion. The individual was transported to a secure location by a SAR team on snowmobiles. No injuries reported with this incident.