She was evacuated by helicopter from a remote location north of Port Renfrew on Wednesday afternoon during poor weather.
A news release from 19 Wing Comox says a Royal Canadian Air Force crew lowered two search and rescue technicians into a ravine with trees on either side.
Helicopter pilot Capt. Amanda Lauder says the aircraft landed in a very tight spot.
Master Cpl. George Beatteay, a technician, says two police officers in the woman's hiking group provided first aid before the crew arrived.
She was given further medical help before being transferred to a Victoria hospital in stable condition.