Karitunturi Ahmatupa Open Wilderness Hut

A two-part open wilderness hut with a cooking corner on the veranda, equipped with a gas hob. A small brook and a spring nearby. A separate 0.5-km path from the Karitunturi–Riisitunturi Trail leads to the hut.


Open Wilderness Hut, in two sections for 4 / 6 persons, 10 persons in total. 


Southern Lapland, Municipality of Posio, Riisitunturi National Park



Karitunturi Ahmatupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 09.3832' lon: 28° 17.1332'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7337936 E: 557986


Two stoves and a gas hob.


  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • The spring is located about 50 metres from the hut. The quality of the water has not been tested.
  • Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no waste bins at the hut. Kindly bring your own litter out of the area. Read more about hiking without littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information contact

Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Information for Companies and Big Groups

Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in Day-use Huts

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Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

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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