Ojanlatva, Day Trip Hut


Day trip hut

Location, Maps and Description

Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Kolari (kolari.fi), Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

The hut is situated on the east side of Yllästunturi Fell 4.8 km from Lake Ylläsjärvi in the direction of Latvamaja, 100 m off the hiking trail.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map



A fireplace, a dry toilet and a wood shed.

During winter water can be taken from a nearby stream and during summer from a spring. The water must be boiled before you drink it.


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 Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, tel. int. +358 206 39 7039

For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.

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Guidelines on using Day Trip Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day Trip Huts.

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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