12 December 2016 at 2256 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 36-year-old male sustaining a broken leg caused by an accident while hiking. The individual was transported by a SAR ground team to a secure location.