Meekonjärvi Open Wilderness Hut


Type

Open wilderness hut for 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Meekonjärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 09.5969' lon: 21° 21.0052'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7682531 E: 275950
 

The wilderness hut is situated by Nordkalottleden Trail. It is on the southeast bank of the River Pierfejoki, which runs into the sound at the west end of Porojärvi Valley between Lake Meekonjärvi and Lake Skadjajärvi. It is about 500 metres from the mouth of the river.

Nordkalottleden Trail map
Halti - Kilpisjärvi outdoor map 1:50,000
Enontekiö guide and recreational map 1:100,000
Excursionmap.fi

 

Facilities

A stove and a gas cooker.

Notices

Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Meekonjärvi Reservable Wilderness Hut is located about 500 metres northwest of Meekonjärvi Open Wilderness Hut.

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper.

Waste Management

There are waste bins at the hut, but hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.