Kumputunturi, Day Trip Hut
The use of open wilderness huts and campfire huts is also restricted. The maximum number of persons allowed in bigger huts is 6 persons and in small ones 4 persons.
Location, Maps and Description
Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä
Starting from Kittilä, drive 26 km along the Kittilä - Sodankylä road, road number 80. Turn left to the Haarakuusentie road in Mustavaara. Drive 1 km along the road and turn right (there is no sign). Drive 16 km, until snowmobile trail crosses the road and there is a sign 'Kumputunturi 4 km' to the left.
There is an old trail which sets off to Palkaskuru, from where the trail climbs on top of the Kumputunturi Fell. The trail is not marked.
There is a snowmobile trail going to the top of the Fell.
Please notice that the old trail from the west side of the fell runs through private lands. Do not use that trail.
A stove, a dry toilet and a wood shed.
Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.
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.
There are no waste management services at the hut. The goal of the National Park is to be a litter-free area and hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.