By Jennifer McRae

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office they found a woman alive who was reported as overdue on a snowshoeing trek. The 47-year-old Boulder resident left from the Eldora Nordic Center in a solo trek on Sunday.

(credit: Boulder County)

The sheriff’s office says the search lasted eight hours until they found her about 200 feet off of Jenny Creek Trail which is normally accessed during the summer from the south.

The woman was loaded onto a snowmobile with serious injuries, and then was taken to a hospital via a medical helicopter. Authorities believe she will survive.

Several agencies, including Rocky Mountain Rescue Group and Flight for Life, helped in the search.

Jennifer McRae