Pahtavuoma Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut, 3 persons

Location, Maps and Description

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

Pahtavuoma, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 67° 48.1280' lon: 24° 11.7591'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7523482 E: 381812

The wilderness hut is situated about 300 m west of the Muonio - Kittilä municipal boundary, on the east side of the Lake Äkäsjärvi on the northern edge of Pahtavuoma Mire, along the Ylläs - Pallas Trail.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map


Fireplace, a dry toilet and a wood shed.


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Water can be taken from the spring but it must be boiled before use.

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 National Park is 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 Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness 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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