The Aspen Times in its July 4, 2003, has an exclusive interview with Aron Ralston on his first climb since the accident. The article is titled "Independence Day for Aron Ralston too" By Tim Mutrie
For his first summit since performing a crude amputation in a remote Utah Canyon, Aspenís
Aron Ralston chose Resolution Mountain. Or perhaps, the peak near Leadville chose him ó itís where he and two friends were caught in a massive avalanche in February.
The only thing not recovered during last weekendís overnight outing was Ralstonís right glove ó precisely what he doesnít need anymore after cutting off his right hand to escape from Utahís Bluejohn Canyon on May 1.