Hämeaho Open Wilderness Hut

The wilderness hut is situated near the Finnish-Russian border on the east side of road 843 (Juntusranta-Hossa) about 800 m southeast of the east tip of Lake Pahkalampi on the shore of a small pond. The wilderness hut was previously a border guard cabin.


Open wilderness hut for 4 persons.


Kainuu, Municipality of Suomussalmi, Itäraja Winter Route and Summer Hiking Route (in Finnish). 


  • Excursionmap.fi
  • Hossa-Martinselkonen outdoor map 1:50 000
  • Basic map 4513 09, 1:20 000


Hämeaho, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 65° 16.0819' lon: 29° 35.2982'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7240805 E: 620804


A stove.


Waste Management

Every hiker is responsible for his or her own waste. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information contact

Hossa Visitor Centre, tel. int. 0206 39 6041, 040 751 7221

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

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Outdoor Etiquette

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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