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THERE’S a key moment in the film 127 Hours where Aron Ralston, played by James Franco, let’s out an “Opps” and stares down at his arm.

You’ll see that scene here in the trailer for ‘127 Hours’, the new film about Aron who in 2003, spent five days trapped with his arm crushed by a boulder in the Blue John Canyon near Moab in Utah.

He got out in the end but it’s the ‘how’ he got out which really cuts deep…

About the author: Dan Tye

Dan came up with the idea for Adventure 52 after meeting so many like-minded people who love all kinds of adventure activities. He started out as pilot in the RAF, has worked as a ski instructor and has spent the past 12 years as an editor and journalist for motorcycling, aviation and adventure magazines.

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