Pahaoja Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 3 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Pahaoja Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Pasi Nivasalo

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Hammastunturi Wilderness Area

Pahaoja tupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 26.9043' lon: 26° 51.5994'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7592865 E: 494260

The wilderness hut is situated on the east bank of the River Sotajoki about 1 km from the parking area at the end of Pahaojantie Road.

Hammastunturi - Saariselkä outdoor map 1:100 000
Terrain map V443 1:50 000

An old gold prospectors' cabin.


Gas stove, bunks, mattresses, pillows and blankets.


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it. There is a rental hut in the same building. A bridge across the River Sotajoki.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are waste bins at the wilderness hut, but we ask that hikers 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 Saariselkä Customer Service Kiehinen, tel. int. +358 206 39 7200, Tankavaara Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 7251, Ivalo Customer Service tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.