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.

Käsivarsi Wilderness Area map
Other maps of the area


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.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

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

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950

For Entrepreneurs

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.

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Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut

Read Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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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