Guohkkemašjávri / Kuohkimajärvi Open Wilderness Hut

31.12.2021
Due to the difficult Covid-19 situation, the number of beds in wilderness huts has been redused to 6. The restriction is valid until 31.5.2022. Customers may cancel the made reservation free of charge.

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.

Type

Open wilderness hut for 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö (enontekiolapland.com), Malla Strict Nature Reserve

Guohkkemašjávri / 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 Nordkalott Trail, near the borders of three countries, to the north of Lake Kuohkimajärvi. The Norwegian border is about 100 m from the hut.

Nordkalott 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. Camping is only allowed in the immediate vicinity of the open wilderness hut.

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.

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the map of Kuohkimajärvi hut in Excursionmap.fi.

Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut

Read Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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