Emily Hlaváč GreenStoryteller

A kiwi photographer building stories around food, lifestyle and travel, currently living in New York City. Always dreaming of the next mountain to climb, making a campfire a kitchen or adventure into the unknown. Adventures at portsofgold.com

Hiking a Rainbow: Peru's Painted Palette

Cusco, Peru

The journey begins at about 3am on the streets of Cusco, where we pile into a minivan and drive a few hours to arrive at the foot of Vinicuna (Rainbow Mountain) as day breaks.

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Backpack Harriman State Park

Tuxedo Park, New York

While the first day is a bit longer and less exciting in terms of frequent landmarks, its a relaxing hike through rocky, wooded, forest among bountiful blueberry bushes and the occasional raspberry b.

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Hike the Cheakamus Lake Trail

Whistler, Canada

Cheakamus Lake is tucked in behind Whistler Mountain. If you've hike the Musical Bumps trail, or any of the paths off the peak of Whistler, chances are you saw a huge turquoise lake below you.

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Hike Storm King Mountain

Cornwall, New York

This is an easy, yet very rewarding hike with a lot of viewpoints on the way up.

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Backpack to Malouf's Mountain Sunset Camp on Mt. Beacon

Beacon, New York

Starting in the quaint town of Beacon there are a couple of options for hikes of varying difficulty. From the station the walk is about 1.

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Hike the Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Loop

Cold Spring, New York

The Breakneck Ridge to Sugar Loaf Loop gives rise to various bypasses that offer hikers moderate to advanced terrain and multiple rock scrambles.

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Camp in Harriman-Bear Mountain State Parks

Stony Point, New York

Between them, neighboring Harriman and Bear Mountain State Parks have everything that's needed for an outdoor adventure – the modestly sized Bear Mountain State Park has all the amenities, tucked ben.

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