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Perched high above a small, Bavarian-looking village and surrounded by jagged peaks lies an adventuresome backpacker’s dream: a glacier-carved granite valley filled with pristine blue lakes, sparse colorful trees, and abundant wildlife. The Enchantments.

Like all great things, this scenic splendor does not come without sacrifice. There is no easy way into or out of the Enchantments...

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