"Not to sound dramatic, but this is the day I nearly died. Took a pretty good fall climbing with @AlexHonnold at Red Rock," he wrote alongside a photo of himself and a ripped rope. "Looked up and within seconds the rope was being cut by the rock while I dangled some 600 ft 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," he added in a second post with video of the moment. "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…"
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... pic.twitter.com/Ua6DMLV7fE
Leto received a number of supportive comments and messages from fans, who also urged him to be safe. It appears as if Leto and Honnold are frequent rock climbers. The musician posted a photo of the two out in the wild back in October.
Meanwhile, up next for Leto is starring as Dr. Michael Morbius, aka Marvel's Living Vampire, in Morbius. A character who first debuted in the pages of Spider-Man comics, Morbius is a Nobel Prize-winning biochemist-turned-bloodsucking antihero.
Morbius joins Tom Hardy's Venomin Sony Picture's Marvel-verse of movies about Spider-Man's gallery of rogues, albeit sans Spider-Man himself. The film hits theaters on July 31.