Pahakuru Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Pahakuru, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 13.5152' lon: 23° 55.1456'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7571162 E: 372500

The wilderness hut is situated by the Hetta-Pallas Trail, 26 km from Hetta and 29 km from Pallas.T

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map
Pallas-Ounastunturi geological hiking map, 1:50,000
Enontekiö guide and recreation map, 1:100,000



A stove, a gas cooker and basic cooking equipment; pot, frying pan, coffee pot.


Water can be taken from the spring but it is recommended to boil or filter it before use.

The peak seasons for this hut are Easter holidays and the autumn´s ruska season.

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

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

The closest waste bins and recycling point are at Hannukuru Open Wilderness Hut (1,5 km). The goal of the National Park is to be a litter-free area and 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 Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930 or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.