Bihčosjávri / Pitsusjärvi Open Wilderness Hut

Open wilderness hut for 10 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö (, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Bihčosjávri / Pitsusjärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 13.8698' lon: 21° 17.3606'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7690666 E: 274287

The wilderness hut is situated by Nordkalott Trail on the east shore of Lake Pitsusjärvi on the north side of the River Rassajapuro.

Nordkalott Trail map
Other maps of the area


A stove and a gas cooker. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. 


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

The building also houses a reservable wilderness hut for 10 persons. 

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.

Firewood should only be used for heating the cabin, not for outdoor fires.

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. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 20 639 7950.

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.

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Open the map of Pitsusjärvi hut in