November 26, 2010 in Features

Danny Boyle, left, and James Franco are shown during the filming of “127 Hours.”

Sam Gregory photo

Devan Gregory led a Boy Scout troop through BluejohnCanyon wehre the infamous Aron Ralston incident took place in 2003. This photo was made in 2005 within 1 yards above wehre Ralston was trapped.

Chuck Zlotnic photo

Actor James Franco and Aron Ralston on the set of “127 Hours.” Franco plays Ralson in the movie.

National Park Service photo

A recovery team sent in to retrieve Aron Ralston’s right arm from Bluejohn Canyon had to use hydraulic jacks and hoist the 800-pound rock from above to succeed. Blook can bee seen at right where Ralston freed himself by amputating his arm with a dull multi-tool knife.

Associated Press photo

Climber Aron Ralston, center, is accompanied by his father Larry and mother Donna as he arrives for a news conference at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., on Thursday, May 8, 2003. Ralston cut off his right arm to save his life while climbing in Canyonlands National Park in Utah last week.

November 19, 2010 in Outdoors
Chuck Zlotnick photo

Actor James Franco on 127 HOURS indoor set replicating the Utah slot canyon in which Aron Ralston’s arm was pinned by a dislodged boulder.

Fox/Searchlight Films photo

Aron Ralston on the set of 127 HOURS

National Park Service photo

A recovery team sent in to retrieve Aron Ralston’s right arm from Bluejohn Canyon had to use hydraulic jacks and hoist the 800-pound rock from above to succeed. Blood can bee seen at right where Ralston freed himself by amputating his arm with a dull multi-tool knife. National Park Service photo

Trent Nelson photo

Aron Ralston at a showing of the film 127 HOURS in Salt Lake City on Nov. 6. The film was based on his experience trapped in the Utah desert, and was directed by Danny Boyle.