Martimo-ojan Niittytupa Open Wilderness Hut

An open wilderness hut in winter forest. There's a person with two sledges in front of the hut, and a pair of skis and ski poles standing in the snow.

Type

Open wilderness hut for 4 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Southern Lapland, Municipality of Simo, Martimoaapa Mire Reserve (in Finnish)

Martimo-oja niittytupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 65° 48.5714' lon: 25° 09.4586'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7299914 E: 415768
 

The hut is located next to River Martimo-oja.

A meadow-sauna used to stand on this spot in the 19th century. The former Miettunen's sauna burned down in 1998 and the present hut was built out of round logs in 2002.

Map of Martimoaapa (in Finnish)
Terrain map S441 Ala-Jokikylä, 1:50 000
Excursionmap.fi

Facilities

Stove

Notices

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

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no waste bins at the hut, so we ask that visitors bring their own litter out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pilke House Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7820.

 

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open 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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