Kuonjarjoki Open Wilderness Hut

 

Type

Open wilderness hut for 10 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö (www.tosilappi.fi), Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Kuonjarjoki, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 06.1135' lon: 21° 13.1470'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7676567 E: 270159

The wilderness hut is situated south of the Kahperusvaara Hills by Nordkalottleden Trail on the north bank of the River Kuonjarjoki which runs between the Kahperusvaara Hills and Guonjarvárri Fell.

Nordkalottleden Trail map
Other maps of the area
Excursionmap.fi

 

Facilities

A stove and a gas cooker. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. 

Notices

Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

The building also houses a reservable wilderness hut for 10 persons.

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 Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.