Huikinvárjohka, Open Wilderness Hut (so called Huikkimajoki)

Log hut and a hiker beside it, few threes around.

 

Type

Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.

Location

Northern Lapland, Inari region, Kaldoaivi Wilderness Area.

Huikinvárjohka, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 42.6534' lon: 28° 25.0672'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7734269 E: 554863.

The hut is located along the Sevetti‒Pulmanki Hiking Trail, approx. 500 m north of River Huikinvárjohka, on the shore of a small pond, at a distance of about 100 m from the hiking trail.

The hut is suitable for winter use. It was built in 1990.

Facilities

  • A wood-burning stove and a gas stove.

Maps

Sevettijärvi-Nuorgam recreation map, 1:100 000.
Terrain maps X513 1:50 000.
Excursionmap.fi

Notices

  • Pets are allowed in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • In some old maps there is a hut called Laavuvaara near Huikinvárjohka Open Wilderness Hut. The old Laavuvaara hut has been disassembled, and Huikinvárjohka hut was built about 2 km to the south of the former Laavuvaara hut location.
  • Safety on hiking
  • There are bins for mixed waste at the hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste to one of the area's recycling points. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Ivalo Customer Service Tel. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida Tel. +358 206 39 7740.

Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Huts