Jogašjávri (Jogasjärvi) Rental Hut

Small and cosy Jogasjärvi wilderness hut is located in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area on the southern shore of lake Jogasjärvi. Jogasjärvi open wilderness hut is located near the rental hut. Jogasjärvi is situated about 36 km from the nearest village of Kilpisjärvi. The hut can only be reached by walking, skiing, snow mobile or by a small plane. The most popular time is March-April. 

Rental hut, 4 persons / 15 m². There is no sauna in the hut.

Bookings     

Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.

Terms of reservation for the Jogasjärvi rental hut. See where to pick up the keys.

Location

Northern-Lapland, Enontekiö, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Driving directions:  GPS x = 3281036 ja y = 7684717

Along the main road E8 to Kilpisjärvi, from where 36 km by walking or skiing. It is possible to have snomobile or air transport to the hut. 

Jogašjávri (Jogasjärvi), coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 09.2744' lon: 21° 28.9140' ETRS-TM35FIN; N: 7681457 E: 281111. 

Jogašjávri/Jogasjärvi Open Wilderness Hut is situated nearby.

Maps

Käsivarsi Wilderness Area map
Other maps of the area
Excursionmap.fi 

Price 

120 € / day or 720 € / week (incl. VAT 10%).
Available for rent: around the year 

Keys

Those renting the hut can pick up the keys at
Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7990,
from Neste Kilpisjärvi, Käsivarrentie 14205, 99490, Kilpisjärvi, tel. int. +358 10 320 4771, neste.kilpis(at)gmail.com,
from the shop of Arctic Knife, Muoniontie 1632, 99320 Kätkäsuvanto, tel. int. +358 400 695 796
and at Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.

When picking up the keys you must have a receipt with you. Please check the opening times of the key suppliers in advance. 
Keys should be returned at the same place where you have fetched them.

Facilities

Candle light, iron stove which is also the heater, gas stove. There is no sauna or boat. There is a wood shed, dry toilet and recycling point on the grounds.   

Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.

It is recommended to boil water from natural sources before consumption. The lake shore is approximately 100 metres away from the hut.

Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.

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 Kilpisjärvi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking without Littering.

Notices

It is 36 km from Jogasjärvi to Kilpisjärvi village. There is a shop, a fuel distribution point and restaurants. Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre is open during the peak season from March to September. It is 200 km to Hetta village, the centre of the municipality of Enontekiö. In Hetta there is an airport, Fell Lapland Visitor Centre and other services. 

Norkalott Trail goes about 7 km west from the Jogasjärvi rental hut. It is possible to have a snowmobile transport to the hut.

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.

Fishing Area

When fishing in the rivers, you have to pay  National fisheries management fee (eraluvat.fi) as well as a municipality of Enontekiö permit no 1551 (eraluvat.fi). When fishing at Lätäseno you must have a Lätäseno fishing area permit no 1550 (eraluvat.fi).  Fishing permits are sold by the customer service points of Metsähallitus.

Hunting area

Hunting area 1613 Käsivarsi (eraluvat.fi). The majority of game species are grouse and mountain hare. Those hunting with a dog must contact the reindeer herding cooperative. Hunting permits are sold by Metsähallitus customer service points, including Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Safety on hiking 

Maintenance and Management

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

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the map of Jogasjärvi rental hut in Excursionmap.fi.

You can check the booking situation here. To book the hut, contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Booking information