01 September 2016 at 0325 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an 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 transported 6 males who became stranded and unable to continue on their kayaking trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter back to their vehicles. No injuries were reported with this incident.