Hiker Documents Traumatic Ordeal on Mountain Top

Colorado college student was stranded alone on a mountain with a broken ankle.
3:00 | 08/19/12

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First, terrifying hours caught on tape. Imagine being trapped on a mountain with a broken ank at night in excruciating pain. What happened to colorado student who shot a video of the entire ordeal. This is kind of really scary. Reporter: Lexi de forest was climbing with her boyfriend when -- I probably shouldn't have jumped those trenches. It's something that I'm not good at. Reporter: She tumbled eight feet down. Badly injured. Completely alone. You know what I was thinking, wait, how close is the nearest anything? Reporter: With the sun setting the college student begins documenting her ordeal in this video diary. I'm not going to tell you how scared I am of bears right now. Reporter: Showing the cameras her ankle twisted so bad. This is me moving my foot. The pain has started. At first, I didn't feel it. It was kind of funny. I didn't think it was real. Reporter: Yet, de forest manages to keep her calm. All of it like a scene out of the movie "127 hours." In the meantime her boyfriend went for help, leaving behind a trail of glosticks. Degnu forest tries to flag henry down. Zbleric! Finally, he find me. And two surgeries later, she's head. Thankful to doctors and the boyfriend who raced to her rescue. All he cared about was getting me to safety. Zblm smart thinking on the boyfriend's part to put the glow

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