Guonjarjohka (Kuonjarjoki) Reservable Wilderness Hut
Location, Maps and Description
Kuonjarjoki, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 06.1135' lon: 21° 13.1470' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7676567 E: 270159
The wilderness hut is situated south of the Kahperusvaara Hills by Nordkalott Trail on the north bank of the River Kuonjarjoki which runs between the Kahperusvaara Hills and Guonjarvárri Fell.
12 € / night / person (incl. VAT 10%).
Keys for the hut can be picked up from the Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre and when the visitor centre is closed from the customs station of Kilpisjärvi, tel. int +358 295 527 007 (open 24 hours).
A stove and a gas cooker. Basic cookware (pot, frying pan, coffee pot). Bunk beds with mattresses, pillows and blankets. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
Pets are not permitted in the hut.
The building also houses an open wilderness hut for 10 persons.
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.
Firewood should only be used for heating the cabin, not for outdoor fires.
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.