Life Jared Leto almost died during rock climbing By weekster Posted on March 8, 2020 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Jared Leto (48) recently had an adrenaline overdose when he almost fell down a mountain while climbing. The actor and singer openly told his near-death experience on his Instagram on Friday. “Not to be dramatic” Leto revealed that he had crashed nearly 182 meters down during a climb on the Red Rock in the US state of Nevada. The actor fell from a rock and the rope that secured him almost cracked. “Not to be dramatic, but this is the day I almost died,” Leto wrote on Instagram. “I remember looking down at the floor below. It was a strange moment – less fear, more acceptance and melancholy.” The actor was accompanied by professional climber Alex Honnold. Honnold became known for climbing rock walls without ropes or other aids. The documentary Free Solo was made about his life.