Kuohkimajärvi Open Wilderness Hut

 

Type

Open wilderness hut for 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö (www.tosilappi.fi), Malla Strict Nature Reserve

Kuohkimajärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 03.6183' lon: 20° 33.4134'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7674578 E: 243422

The hut is located along the Nordkalottleden Trail, near the borders of three countries, to the north of Lake Kuohkimajärvi. The Norwegian border is about 100 m from the hut.

Nordkalottleden Trail map
Other maps of the area
Excursionmap.fi

 

Facilities

A stove, a gas cooker and essential cooking utensils. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. 

Notices

Near the Open Wilderness Hut is the Kuohkimajärvi Reservable Wilderness Hut.

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.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

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 Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about hiking without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7990 or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.