Aakenustupa, Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut, 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä (kittila.fi), Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Aakenustupa, coordinates: ETRS89 (~WGS84) lat: 67° 40.773' lon: 24° 30.848' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7509182 E: 394762

The wilderness hut is situated along the Moloslaenkierros Trail, on the west side of the Aakenustunturi Fell.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map


A stove, a dry toilet and a wood shed. No cookware.


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

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 Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, tel. int. +358 206 39 7039

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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