The 25 Ultimate Survival Stories – You Won't Believe How They Made it Out Alive! - Renonations

The 25 Ultimate Survival Stories – You Won’t Believe How They Made it Out Alive!

Never underestimate the power of an individual’s will to live.

You know the stories – man gets stranded out in the wilderness, low on food and water, deadly predators everywhere and hundreds of miles away from civilization. The individual is faced with the decision: either fend for themselves until they can reach help or give up. The following are the stories of those who didn’t give up – those who didn’t go quietly into the night. Many shouldn’t be alive today. But then again, many of the individuals featured in this post are far from ordinary.

 Aron Ralston

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You likely already know of Ralston’s story from the Academy Award-nominated 2010 film 127 Hours. To recap, Ralston was hiking in Utah when his arm was pinned down by a boulder. After five days, he cut his arm off with a pocket knife to escape the boulder and was discovered by hikers down the canyon, who called for emergency medical help.