23 September 2016 at 2050 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 a 55-year-old male sustaining a head injury due to a fall while hiking. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his condition.