07/14/2013 18:38 EDT | Updated 09/13/2013 05:12 EDT

Helicopter to rescue injured hiker near Cypress Bowl

A North Shore Rescue helicopter has been sent to rescue a female hiker near Cypress Bowl on Sunday afternoon.

The hiker suffered a compound fracture of her ankle, said North Shore Rescue spokesman Tim Jones.

Jones said the team will attempt a long line rescue to help get her out of the mountainous terrain.