Salvasjärvi Open Wilderness Hut
Open wilderness hut for 6 persons
Location, Maps and Description
Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Tarvantovaara Wilderness Area
Salvasjärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 40.8035' lon: 23° 02.2884' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7623864 E: 339342
Hut is located near the border of Norway, on the eastern shore of Salvasjärvi Lake which is located northwest of Salvastunturi Fell. Hut is located along the Hetta-Kilpisjärvi snowmobile trail.
A stove. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut.
The open wilderness hut is located on the shore of the Salvasjärvi Lake. Check the location on the map carefully. The trail to the reindeer calf marking site in Salvasjärvi goes to private cottages, do not camp there, but search for the right open wilderness 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.