Pihtsusjärvi Reservable Wilderness Hut

Reservable wilderness hut, 10 persons

Booking

Reservations: Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, 99490 Kilpisjärvi, tel. int. +358 206 39 7990 and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, Peuratie 15, 99400 Enontekiö, tel. int.+358 206 39 7950. Terms of reservation for the Pihtsusjärvi reservable hut. See where to pick up the keys.


Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö (www.enontekio.fi, in Finnish), 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 map, 1:50,000
Enontekiö guide and recreation map, 1:100,000
Excursionmap.fi

 

Price and Keys

12 € / night / person (incl. VAT 10%).

Keys for the hut can be picked up from the Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre and when the visitor centre is closed from the customs station of Kilpisjärvi, tel. int +358 295 527 007 (open 24 hours)

Facilities

A stove and a gas cooker. Basic cookware (pot, frying pan, coffee pot). Bunk beds with mattresses, pillows and blankets. Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.

Notices

Pets are not permitted in the hut.

The building also houses an open 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. Hikers are however 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.

 

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation

The booking calendar

By checking the booking calendar of the huts (www.eraluvat.fi) you can see the availability beforehand. For making the reservation, please contact Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.