12 February 2017 at 2028 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Yukon Territory, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and assisted a group of individuals who got stuck in the snow while out doing avalanche training. The individuals were assisted by officers with getting unstuck. No injuries were reported with this incident.