Is there really any other choice in this weather?? It's perhaps day 6 of rain here in the Alps, and whilst I shouldn't really complain, I'm going to. Only because on the flip-side of living in a fantastic outdoor playground, is the fact that when the playground gets all wet and slippery, there's not much… Continue reading Let’s get LOOSE!
You may or may not have heard that I decided to create a YouTube channel. Every other Tom, Dick and Harry seems to be doing it at the moment what with lockdown, but luckily my name's Emily so that should help me stand out from the crowd a little bit. What's it all about? It's… Continue reading Welcome to YouTube!
Riding a big mountain route from the Les Arcs area all the way to La Thuile
Well, it's been a mint week riding my bike in Engadin St Moritz, with a crew of other bike-loving ladies! We've talked about everything from suspension to farting, ridden some great trails, eaten some delicious food, and above all I think we've all come away with a whole bunch of new friends. We were in… Continue reading New Friends Aplenty
[You can find the first instalment of this blog here and the second, here] Day 4 was the day of the first puncture, and it didn't even happen in anger! Actually, it was a bit of a mystery, a slow leak that seemed to emanate from the valve. Not long into the morning's 12km climb,… Continue reading Hut Trippin in the Queyras : Day 4 & 5
[You can find the first instalment of this blog here] The next morning everyone else at the refuge got their march on at around 8am and we suddenly found ourselves all alone. Feeling like the faffers holding everyone up, we got ourselves outside and eventually left around 9am. The sign post said it was a… Continue reading Hut Trippin in the Queyras : Day 2 & 3
Last week we went off on an adventure. Lugging our bikes up and up and up, we got hot, sweaty and hungry. The reward? Some of the most excellent singletrack in all the land! The Queyras Regional Park is an area in the Hautes-Alps of France. I'm going to stick my neck out here and… Continue reading Hut Trippin in the Queyras : Day 1
I was recently asked what fascinates me most about mountain biking. My answer: the places my bike takes me. Years ago I ended up in Graz, Austria because of bikes. Heard of it? I hadn't. This amazing city full of gothic looking architecture was a complete unknown to me. There were also some sweet-ass dirt… Continue reading Trail Gold in the Maritime Alps
Wow, really feeling like she's hit the big time now, Emily is wellllllll pleased with this great little interview on Pinkbike! As part of the "Getting to Know" series, it's a nice little insight into how Emily ended up where she is now.
Hoooooray!!! Today I found out that I can legally work as a mountain bike guide in France. Sooo excited! I can't wait to be able to show people super rad trails again. Here's a little story about the process. I've been guiding in France on and off for the last few years, first in Morzine… Continue reading Legally French!