INCIDENT NUMBER: G24614

04 May 2016 at 1117 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Nepal.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 56 year old male suffering from frostbite and altitude sickness while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his condition.