Karitunturi Ahmatupa Open Wilderness Hut

Ahmatupa Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Pekka Veteläinen.


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

Location, Maps and Description

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

Riisitunturi National Park Map 


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.


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 or Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu tel. int. +358 206 39 6804.

Photo: Tuuli Turunen.

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 Trip Huts