Aatsa Open Wilderness Hut

Type

Open wilderness hut for 10 persons

Aatsa Open Wilderness Hut is not in use from 15th to 30th April 2019 due to floor renovation. 

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Aatsa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 40.7768' lon: 21° 47.9608'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7627558 E: 289193

The wilderness hut is situated on the southeast shore of the pond, which is in the western most fork of the River Aatsajoki. This river runs down from Tarju Fell into the River Könkämäeno.

Käsivarsi Wilderness Area map
Other maps of the area
Excursionmap.fi

Facilities

A stove. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. 

Notices

There is no firewood in Aatsa open wilderness hut. This hut is maintained by volunteers.

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.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. 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.