Emily's mother, Nicky, has said that her family are on their way to meet mountain rescue workers in order to "get a better picture of exactly what happened".
We have seen some reports that Emily was off piste and on her own - that is not true and she would never do that.
She was on piste and at the back of a group of friends.
They got to the bottom and realised she wasn't with them but, because she is such a competent snowboarder, it didn't occur to them that anything might have happened.
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