Pihtsusjärvi Open Wilderness Hut


Type

Open wilderness hut for 10 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Pihtsusjärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 13.8698' lon: 21° 17.3606'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7690666 E: 274287
 

The wilderness hut is situated by Nordkalottleden Trail on the east shore of Lake Pihtsusjärvi on the north side of the River Rassajapuro.

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.

The building also houses a reservable wilderness hut for 10 persons.

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.