Ailakkajärvi Open Wilderness Hut

Type

Open wilderness hut for 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö (tosilappi.fi), in close proximity to Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Ailakkajärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 57.8875' lon: 21° 05.8998'
ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7661798 E: 263900

The wilderness hut is situated at the northern most tip of the Lake Ailakkajärvi about 1 km from the lakeshore and about 5,5 km from the Lake Ala-Kilpisjärvi.

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

Facilities

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

Notices

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

Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut

Read Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut.

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