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Between a Rock and a Hard Place



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Aron Ralsted's Between a Rock and a Hard Place is an amazing read. You know the story. Could you do what he did? Hiking into the remote Utah canyon lands, Aron Ralston felt perfectly at home in the beauty of the natural world. Then, at 2:41 P.M., eight miles from his truck, in a deep and narrow slot canyon, an eight-hundred-pound boulder tumbled loose, pinning Aron's right hand and wrist against the canyon wall. Through six days of hell, with scant water, food, or warm clothing, and the terrible knowledge that no one knew where he was, Aron eliminated his escape option one by one. Then a moment of stark clarity helped him to solve the riddle of the boulder--and commit one of the most extreme and desperate acts imaginable. Oh yeah, that guy.
  • True Story
  • Major Motion Picture
  • Gripping read
  • After reading this you may question your own strengths and weaknesses
  • About the Author - Aron Ralsted - Aron Ralston grew up in the Midwest before moving to Colorado when he was twelve, a place where he became an avid outdoorsman. In 2002, he gave up a career as a mechanical engineer in New Mexico and moved to Aspen, Colorado, where among other things he continued his attempt to climb the fifty-nine Colorado peaks of more than 14,000 feet solo in winter (he's more than three-quarters through). Since his accident, he has resumed his life of adventure and discovery.
  • Author - Aron Ralsted
  • Binding - soft
  • Pages - 354
  • Publisher - Atria Books
  • Year - 2005
  • ISBN - 9780743492829