LOS OLIVOS A 59-year-old woman was rescued Saturday from a trail near Grass Mountain in Los Olivos, authorities said.
Santa Barbara County Fire Department crews responded at 1:26 p.m. to a report of a hiker with a leg injury.
Resuers found the woman, who had suffered a broken ankle, about 1.5 miles up the trail, said fire Capt. Daniel Bertucelli.
A county fire helicopter performed a hoist rescue and took the woman to the Santa Ynez Airport. From there a ground ambulance took her to a local hospital, Capt. Bertucelli said.