BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — An accomplished climber who took his own life after his girlfriend died in a southwestern Montana avalanche left directions to lead a recovery team to her body.

The parents of 27-year-old Hayden Kennedy of Carbondale, Colorado said he survived Saturday’s avalanche, but “not the unbearable loss of his partner in life,” 23-year-old Inge Perkins of Bozeman.

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Doug Chabot with the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center says Kennedy did not call 911 to report the slide. His body was found Sunday in Bozeman.

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Chabot says Kennedy left an “incredibly detailed and well-thought-out note” that included the GPS coordinates of where the slide happened.

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Just two weeks earlier, Kennedy had written on a climbing blog that he had watched too many friends die in the mountains over the last few years.