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Jared Leto reveals he nearly died when rope frayed during rock climbing

He was climbing at Red Rock in Nevada when he took a fall.

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Jared Leto shared a photo of the damage to the frayed rope (Yui Mok/PA)

Jared Leto shared a photo of the damage to the frayed rope (Yui Mok/PA)

Jared Leto shared a photo of the damage to the frayed rope (Yui Mok/PA)

Jared Leto has said he “nearly died” after he took a fall while rock climbing.

The Oscar-winning actor and Thirty Seconds To Mars singer said he was with Free Solo star Alex Honnold in southern Nevada when his rope started to fray.

Writing on Instagram, he said: “Not to sound dramatic, but this is the day I nearly died.

“Took a pretty good fall climbing with @alexhonnold at Red Rock.

“Looked up and within seconds the rope was being cut by the rock while I dangled some 600ft in the air.

“I remember looking down at the ground below. It was a strange moment – less fear, more matter of fact, and slightly melancholy.

“The adrenaline came after, when I got back on the wall. But we made it through and lived to see another day. Overall it was actually quite fun. we continued climbing into the night.”

(Jared Leto/Instagram)

Leto also shared a photo of the damage to the frayed rope.

Honnold, the subject of Oscar-winning documentary Free Solo, frequently climbs without ropes.

PA