Kärekeoja Reservable Wilderness Hut

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Savukoski. The hut was built in 1951. The hut is located along the marked Nuortti Hiking Trail in the Urho Kekkonen National Park.

Location

Price

12 € / night / person (incl. VAT 10%).
 
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.

Facilities

  • A sleeping platform, mattresses, pillows, quilts, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you. 
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Nuorttijoki.

Keys

 
Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.

Notices

  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There is no bridge by the River Nuorttijoki at Kolsankoski (it has collapsed due a heavy snowburden), and the wading cable is located by the River Nuorttijoki some 300 metres upstream from the Kärekeoja hut.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • There is a recycling point at the reservable wilderness hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maps

Maintenance and Management 

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.

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