Suhpejohka / Suppijoki (Puuvrasjoki) Open Wilderness Hut
Open wilderness hut for 20 persons
Location, Maps and Description
Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area
Suhpejohka / Suppijoki (Puuvrasjoki), coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 54.1401' lon: 21° 23.7682' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7653741 E: 275149'
The wilderness hut is situated 18 km east of the southern tip of Lake Ala-Kilpisjärvi by the River Purasjoki (called also Suppijoki). From a fork of the river it is 700 m downstream on the east bank of the west branch.
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.