21 January 2017 at 2219 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 23-year-old male sustaining a back injury while snowmobiling. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated.