Nammalakuru Reservable Wilderness Hut

The hut is located on an open fell in the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. The hut offers panoramic views of the beautiful landscape. The reservable hut is suitable for people hiking and skiing in the park, who appreciate sleeping in a bed and who are comfortable spending time with strangers. The most popular times are Easter and during the autumn colours (Ruska).

Reservable wilderness hut 12 persons.

Booking

Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, 99330 Pallastunturi, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930
Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, 99400 Enontekiö, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950
Terms of reservation for the Nammalakuru reservable hutSee where to pick up the keys.

Reservable huts are meant for those travelling by foot, skis or other means of physical movement. These huts may be used for 1 to 2 days by those who have reserved a bed in advance. Commercial use (i.e. guided hikes and tours etc.) of reservable huts is only allowed with special permission from Metsähallitus.

Hiking and skiing groups of partner entrepreneurs in the national park can book reservable wilderness huts on the Hetta-Pallas Hiking Trail between 1 March and 30 April two times/entrepreneur, between 1 June and 15 October three times/entrepreneur and at other times no more than six times/entrepreneur.

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Nammalakuru, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 07.7802' lon: 24° 03.3675'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7560239 E: 377659
 

The wilderness hut is situated by the Hetta-Pallas Trail, 42 km from Hetta and 13 km from Pallas.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map
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Price and Keys

16,50€ / night / person (incl. VAT 10%).

Keys can be picked up from Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Please check the opening times in advance. 
Pallastunturi Visitor Centre is closed, so separate arrangements to pick up the keys must be made.

Facilities

A stove, a gas cooker, basic cookware (pot, frying pan, coffee pot). Bunk beds with mattresses, pillows and blankets. Please, take your own sheets and pillowcase to protect the bedding. In the reservable hut, hikers sleep side-by-side in bunk beds, so hikers have to be comfortable with strangers. 

There are three campfire sites, a dry toilet and a wood shed. The building also houses an open wilderness hut for 20 persons. The huts have a shared drying room with a wood-burning oven. There are plenty of campsites on the grounds.  

Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.

Bring along your own headlamp, etc.  

Notices

The peak seasons for this hut are Easter holidays and the autumn´s ruska season.

It is recommended to boil water from natural sources before consumption. The water supply point, a stream, is 100 metres from the hut. 

Weather conditions should be taken into account when planning a trip. Weather conditions in the wilderness can be extremely challenging. In mid-winter, there are only a few hours of daylight, Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Make sure that you have proper wilderness survival skills for the trek. Visitors must have appropriate equipment: warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Also take your own toilet paper.

The firewood should only be used for heating the huts. Making campfires outdoors is prohibited if the hut does not have an official campfire site. 

Pets are not permitted in the hut.

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. Pack your food in resealable containers and bags to reduce the amount of waste you will have to carry. 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 or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950

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Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.

The booking calendar 

By checking the booking calendar of the huts (eraluvat.fi) you can see the availability beforehand. For making the reservation, please contact Pallastunturi Visitor Centre or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Booking information

Outdoor Etiquette

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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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