A hiker was rescued Monday afternoon after she fell off a mountain at Lost Gulch Overlook in Boulder County.
About 3:15 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a woman who had fallen, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Rangers from Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, Boulder Fire-Rescue and members of Rocky Mountain Rescue Group responded to the call.
Rescuers stabilized the injured hiker and then used ropes to haul her on a stretcher to the top of the rock, where she was then carried out to an ambulance. The hiker, a 28-year-old Broomfield woman suffered unspecified injuries. She was taken by American Medical Response to Boulder Community Hospital. The rescue took about an hour and a half.
Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and American Medical Response also assisted with the rescue.
Boulder Daily Camera
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