Sioskuru Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 16 persons

Location, Maps and Description

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

Sioskuru, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 17.8690' lon: 23° 49.0229'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7579458 E: 368698

The wilderness hut is situated on the Hetta-Pallas Trail, 15 km from Hetta and 40 km from Pallas in the ravine between Pyhäkero Fell and Siosvaara Fell.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map
Pallas-Yllästunturi outdoor map, 1:50,000
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.


Sioskuru Open Wilderness Hut has been renovated in the spring 2007.

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.

The building also houses a reservable wilderness hut for 8 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

The closest recycling point is at Pyhäkero Open Wilderness Hut. 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.