Hammaskota Campfire Shelter

Campfire Shelter for 4 persons.

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers with good navigation skills. The hut is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park's wilderness zone, which has no marked trails. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Saariselkä and in Ivalo. The campfire shelter was built in 2013.

Location

Price

15 € / night / person (incl. VAT 10%). From 2.5.2022 on 16,50 €/night / person (incl. VAT 10%).
 
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.

Keys

  • Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.
  • The customer shall have payment receipt and hut reservation confirmation along in order to show proof of reservation and its payment.

Facilities

  • Two-tiered sleeping platforms, mattresses, pillows, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Hammasjoki.

Notices

  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • There is a recycling point at the reservable wilderness hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management

Location

Facilities

  • Sleeping area with mattresses next to the walls.
  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • Take candles, toilet paper and a headlamp with you.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Hammasjoki.

Notices

  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski, and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi. 
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • There is a recycling point at the rental hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maps

Maintenance and Management