08/08/2016 09:05 EDT | Updated 08/09/2017 01:12 EDT

Coroner investigates fatal fall of hiker on popular path near Squamish, B.C.

VANCOUVER — A hiker has died in a fall near Squamish, B.C.

Barb McLintock with the provincial coroner's service says the woman was hiking on a trail beyond the Sea-to-Sky Gondola on Sunday afternoon.

The victim lost her footing and fell about 20 metres.

She died at the scene.

McLintock says the investigation is just getting underway and few other details are available.

The woman's name has not been released.