Ruõssjäu´rr / Rousajärvi Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.


Northern Lapland, Inari region, Kaldoaivi Wilderness Area.

Rousajärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 41.2445' lon: 28° 32.2984'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7731764 E: 559592.

The hut is located on the northern side of River Näätämöjoki, on the eastern shore of a brook that flows from the southeastern part of Lake Rousajärvi, at a distance of 100 m from the lake.

The hut is suitable for winter use. It was built in 1969.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas stove.


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


  • Pets are allowed in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • The Sevettijärvi‒Pulmanki Hiking Trail and the Inarinpolku Trail cross next to the hut.
  • 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

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.