Gurdu / Kurtojoki Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 6 persons.


Northern Lapland, Inari region, Muotkatunturi Wilderness Area.

Kurtojoki, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 01.8254' lon: 26° 03.9753'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7658038 E: 462708.

The hut is located on the northern shore of River Kurtojohka, south of Jorba-Kaisavarri Fell.

The hut was renovated in 2003. It is suitable for winter use.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas stove.


Muotkatunturi recreation map, 1:50 000.
Terrain maps W434 1:50 000.


Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Ivalo Customer Service Tel. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida Tel. +358 206 39 7740.

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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