06 August 2016 at 1807 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in France.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 30-year-old male who became stuck and unable to continue on his hiking expedition. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.