Pišternjargâ / Pisteri Open Wilderness Hut

Type 

Open wilderness hut for 8-10 persons.

Location

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Vätsäri Wilderness Area.

Inarijärvi Pisteri, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 11.0536' lon: 28° 16.3212' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7675427 E: 550444.

The hut is located in the northern part of Lake Inarijärvi on the eastern shore of Cape Pisteriniemi.

The hut is in good condition and it is suitable for winter use. Renovated in the summer of 2000.

Facilities

  • A wood-burning stove, a fireplace and a gas cooker.
  • A jetty.

Maps

Lake Inari boating map 1:50 000.
Terrain map no W523 1:50 000.
Excursionmap.fi

Notices

  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

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

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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