An injured kayaker was found by Rocky Mountain House Search and Rescue when their group put out an SOS.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP were alerted to an SOS signal from a handheld device Friday afternoon at about 3:45 p.m.
The International Emergency Response Coordination Centre said the signal was received from a device in the Ram River area.
Three kayakers were lost, low on supplies and one had sustained a minor injury.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP and search and rescue were dispatched to help.
Three adults were located by helicopter near the Ram River and taken to safety.