Chris Hemsworth Needed All His 'Thor' Strength To Survive His Near-Death Experience

"I slowly honestly started to kind of lose my mind."

17/04/2016 6:40 AM AEST | Updated 17/04/2016 6:40 AM AEST

Chris Hemsworth has revealed he nearly died while on vacation. 

The "Thor" actor said on this week's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" that he began to suffer from severe altitude sickness while hiking in the Himalayas with his wife, Elsa Pataky.

"Basically, we went to 2,000 meters and then 3,000, and then I slowly honestly started to kind of lose my mind," Hemsworth said. He added that he became "just completely irrational" and "overly sensitive to the most trivial, sort of silly things." 

Hemsworth said he began snapping at his wife, asking her things like, "Why are we even here?"

As the two climbed higher and temperatures dropped, Pataky grew concerned when her Australian husband found it difficult to breathe. 

"My breathing is getting worse, and I start to [sound] like kinda Darth Vader meets Daffy Duck," Hemsworth said. "And she's like, 'Something's wrong with your breathing' and I'm like, 'I'm fine, I'm fine, I'm fine. This is ridiculous.'" The Spanish model and actress eventually alerted the guard's about Hemsworth's breathing and they immediately rushed him off the mountain.

"They start injecting me with all sorts of, you know, whatever's going to adjust my oxygen intake, [put] an oxygen mask on and fly down the mountain for eight hours," Hemsworth said. "But apparently, the oxygen in my lungs, the next day there [would have been] oxygen in my brain, and then good night. We wouldn't be sitting here."

"You need a new travel agent," Kimmel said. And we agree. Sounds like Hemsworth needs to stick to the surf and sun for now! 

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