Galbmagáldu / Kalmakaltio Open Wilderness Hut
Kalmakaltio Open Wilderness Hut closed due to fire safety risk. The fireplace and the chimney are broken. (Updated 24/03/2020)
Location, Maps and Description
Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, near Pöyrisjärvi Wilderness Area
Kalmakaltio, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 30.2370' lon: 24° 43.3667' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7600773 E: 406893
Hut is located on the northeast side of Kieritunturi Fell, by Kalmakaltionoja Stream, which flows into River Käkkälöjoki.
A stove. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut.
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.
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
Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.