18 July 2016 at 0325 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a InReach device in British Colombia, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 40-year old female who sustained a head injury while out on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where she was treated.