Vertical Limit

Continuity mistake: When Peter, Annie and their dad are on the wall, Peter makes his jump up to the next grip, and as the camera pans out the rope goes straight to the dad. In the next shot there is a carabineer in the wall holding the rope just above Peter, then the rope carries onto the dad. (00:01:50)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When we first see Peter, Annie and the dad are on the rockface, which is very flat in the close-ups, but in all distance shots of the rockface it has changed substantially from being flat to being incredibly rocky in many places. (00:01:55)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, when Peter Garrett is singing the song, he ends on a high note and stretches his arm out, but his body remains on the wall. In the next shot he has everything stretched out with his body away from the wall. (00:02:10)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: At the very beginning of the film, when the amateurs fall, one of the amateurs swings past Royce Garrett. In the next shot when the ropes comes away from the wall, the two amateurs are a lot higher up, and when the amateurs' rope falls, if you slow this shot down it misses Royce Garrett, yet in the following shot he gets snagged off the wall by the rope. (00:03:25)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When we see Peter in the hut taking photographs, in the previous shot from a small distance from beyond the two tigers, there is only one large rock then one behind that one. When the shot goes to Peter's camera there is now two small rocks in line with each other. (00:06:35)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When Peter is inside the little hut in the mountains of Pakistan, there is a man inside the hut with him. His position behind Peter changes from being to the right of Peter to standing behind him between shots. (00:07:05)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When Peter and the black pilot are in the helicopter, and are just about to land, when the shot faces the big guns the helicopter starts off above the guns, when the shot changes the helicopter is below the guns, and then back above the guns. (00:09:30)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: Peter walks into a tent where Monique tells him where to find Skip. The stubble he has when talking to Monique is totally gone when he finds Skip, immediately afterward. (00:16:50)

Continuity mistake: Close to the beginning of the film, when Annie and Peter are talking in the tent before she goes up to climb, in one shot she says "of course I remember," and she turns her head and looks at him. In the following shot she is turning her head again as well as her body to face him. (00:25:20)

The-Immortal

Factual error: When Annie finds the Dex in the backpack that she has just gotten from the ledge, she goes to give it to Tom immediately. It would have been frozen or extremely cold and unless warmed by her, it never would have come out of the syringe easily. (00:29:00 - 00:30:00)

Visible crew/equipment: Just after Vaughn and the others have started there climb up K2, Annie is pulling herself across a rope from one mountain to another. In the reflection of Vaughn's goggles, in his close up, the large white panel and what looks like a camera are visible. (00:29:15)

The-Immortal

Visible crew/equipment: When Annie, Elliot and Tom McLaren stop and are talking half way up the mountain, if you look closely in Annie's goggles/shades, you can see crewmen holding a large white panel. (00:30:30)

The-Immortal

Factual error: There is no way Tom would be wearing an earring climbing the mountain with below zero temps. It would frostbite his ear in seconds once exposed to the cold. (00:32:00)

Murfcin

Continuity mistake: When Vaughn, Annie and Tom have fallen down inside the mountain, the camera cuts to Skip trying to call them on the radio. When the camera cuts to some people behind him, a big man is leaning towards another man sitting with a headset on. In the following shot facing Skip, that man is now standing up in the background . (00:39:30)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: The boiling nitroglycerin in the shed, on the floor, around the boot is bubbling in different places depending on the shot. (00:45:25)

Continuity mistake: When Peter, Skip and the others walk out of the hut where the Pakistanis kept the nitro, Skip walks out and sits down, and he is looking at Peter when Peter walks away. In the following shot he is looking straight ahead of him, not in Peter's direction. (00:46:10)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When Annie, Elliott and Tom are inside the cave on the mountain, Vaughn spots a red pack with hardly any snow on it on the other side of the cave, yet in the following shot of the pack, its color can't be seen because it's suddenly covered with a lot of snow and ice. (00:54:15)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When Peter, Wick and the others transfer from the helicopter to the mountain, in the first shot of the mountain there are countless boulders and rocks where they get off, yet in all other shots, the rocks and boulders have gone. (00:58:00 - 00:58:30)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When the rescue team are jumping from the helicopter to the side of the mountain, the chopper suddenly swings causing Monique to dive for cover. When she dives to the floor there is nothing around her only snow and ice, yet in the following shot when the propeller blades are close to her, a large rock has appeared to her right which wasn't there in the previous shot. (01:00:15)

The-Immortal

Continuity mistake: When we first see Cyril and Monique, the first shots of Monique, she is not that far away from Cyril, yet in subsequent shots the distance has changed. (01:11:20)

The-Immortal

Malcolm Bench: You're all the bloody same, aren't you? Born-agains say I don't believe in Jesus, so I'll go to hell. Jews say I do believe in Jesus, I'll go to Hell. Catholics say I don't believe in the pope, I'll go to Hell. So any way you look at it, I'm in the shit.

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Trivia: Ed Viesturs is a real climber and plays himself in the movie. This is his second appearance in a movie.

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