Officials on Monday rescued a 34-year-old Lafayette woman who suffered a non-life-threatening leg injury when she slipped while hiking, according to a Boulder County Sheriff’s Office news release.
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office responded to the technical rescue at 5:30 p.m. at the Mount Sanitas Trail, located at 5300 Mount Sanitas Drive, according to the release.
Rocky Mountain Rescue responded and rescued the woman off the trail. She was privately transported to receive further medical care. The hiker was not identified in the news release.
Rocky Mountain Rescue, American Medical Response, Boulder Mountain Fire, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Rangers and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office responded to the rescue. The duration of the rescue lasted about 2½ hours.