A 22-year-old woman injured her knee hiking on the Royal Arch Trail just outside of Boulder on Sunday morning, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.
The hiker was with her friend and was about an eighth of a mile up the trail from the Bluebell Shelter when the accident occurred at about 11 a.m.
Members of the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, American Medical Response and Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks located the woman, performed first aid and carried the her out in a litter to the trailhead. She was taken to receive medical care in a personal vehicle, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.
The rescue took about an hour.