ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — A Boulder woman was airlifted out of Rocky Mountain National Park after she fell 80 to 100 feet in a rock climbing accident Tuesday.
The woman from Boulder was climbing a route called Deep Freeze near The Loch on Thatchtop Mountain when she fell about 11 a.m., the park said in a news release.
Her climbing partner called 911 for help.
Park officials said the woman suffered several injuries but was conscious when park rangers reached her at 2:30 p.m. She was lowered down a steep scree slope to an air ambulance, which was waiting on a frozen lake.
The Loch is 3 miles from the Glacier Gorge trail head.
She was transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood.