Aittalahti Open Wilderness Hut



Open wilderness hut for 3 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Aittalahti, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 00.7464' lon: 24° 14.9289'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7546810 E: 385080
The hut is situated at the south end of Lake Pallasjärvi about 1 km northeast of Punainenhiekka open wilderness hut. There is no path to the hut.



Fireplace, a dry toilet and a wood shed.


The hut is very popular with fishermen.

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

There are no waste management services at the 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. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. 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.