Njávgoaivi, Open Wilderness Hut

Type

Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.

Location

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Utsjoki, Paistunturi Wilderness Area.

Njávgoaivi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 30.3431' lon: 26° 18.3253'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7710907 E: 472860.
 

The wilderness hut is situated in the northwestern side of Njávgoaivi Fell on the western part of Kevo Strict Nature Reserve along a marked trail.

On the grounds there is a lean-to shelter for day-trip use for approx. 15 people. The hut is suited for winter use.

Facilities

  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.

Maps

Topographical map no W444 1:50 000.
Excursionmap.fi

Notices

  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • The nearest body of water is about 700 metres to the west, Njávgoaijohka-stream.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

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

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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