Mantoselkä Reservable Wilderness Hut

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers and groups with good navigation skills. The hut is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park's wilderness zone, which has no marked trails. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Savukoski. The hut was built in 1985. The Manto-oja open wilderness hut is located less than a kilometre away.

Location

Price

12 € / night / person (incl. VAT 10%).
 
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.

Facilities

  • Two sleeping platforms, mattresses, pillows, quilts, and a table.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you.
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • In the same building, there is also an open wilderness hut and a drying room. A drying room shared with the other hut.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Manto-oja.

Keys

 
Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.

Notices

  • The customer shall have payment receipt and hut reservation confirmation along in order to show proof of reservation and its payment.
  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi. The wading cables are located by the River Nuorttijoki some 300 metres upstream from the Kärekeoja hut.
  • There is no bridge by the River Nuorttijoki at Kolsankoski.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • There is a recycling point at the hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management 

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.

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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