08 March 2017 at 1741 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 70-year-old male sustaining moderate injuries during a hike. The individual was transported by helicopter to a ranger station for evaluation, then by ground ambulance to the nearest hospital for treatment.