By Jesse Sarles

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – A woman was rescued after surviving a fall down a snow-covered slope of between 75 and 100 feet in Rocky Mountain National Park. The 21-year-old sustained serious injuries after slipping.

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A search and rescue team responded to the accident near Emerald Lake on Tuesday. They were able to reach her and eventually take her to an ambulance.

(credit: RMNP)

The woman was sent to a nearby trauma center.

Jesse Sarles