Mustavaara Open Wilderness Hut

 

Type

Open wilderness hut for 4 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Muonio, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

The wilderness hut is situated on the Pallas-Jeris Trail about 13 km from Pallas and 7 km from Jeris at the foot of Sammaltunturi Fell.

Mustavaara open wilderness hut, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 67° 59.302' lon: 24° 7.593' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7544362 E: 379852.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map
Excursionmap.fi

 

Facilities

Fireplace, a dry toilet and a wood shed.

Notices

The peak season for this hut is during ski season in the spring.

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.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no waste management services at the hut. The goal of the National Park is to be a litter-free area and hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930.