Sudenpesä Rental Turf Hut

Rental turf hut for 5 persons

Booking

Sudenpesä will not be booked for 2021 due to renovation until the schedule is confirmed. Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service Kiehinen or by e-mail ukpuisto(at)metsa.fi. Terms of reservation for the Sudenpesä rental turf hut. See where to pick up the keys.

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers and groups with good navigation skills. The hut is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park's wilderness zone, which has no marked trails. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Saariselkä and in Ivalo. The hut was built in 1985. The turf hut was renovated in 2021 and received a new dry toilet and a wooden litter.

Location

Price

44 € / night (incl. VAT 10%). From 1.1.2023 on 75 €/night (incl. VAT 10%). 
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.

Keys

  • Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.
  • The customer shall have payment receipt and hut reservation confirmation along in order to show proof of reservation and its payment.

Facilities

  • A sleeping platform, mattresses, pillows, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove, a fireplace, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed. 
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you. 
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Sarvioja.

Notices

  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi. 
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • There is a recycling point at the hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management 

Booking information

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

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