Bihčosjávri / Pitsusjärvi Reservable Wilderness Hut
Reservable wilderness hut, 10 persons.
Reservations: Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, 99490 Kilpisjärvi, tel. int. +358 206 39 7990 and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, Peuratie 15, 99400 Enontekiö, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950. Terms of reservation for the Pitsusjärvi reservable hut. See where to pick up the keys.
Reservable huts are meant for those travelling by foot, skis or other means of physical movement (not motorized vehicles). These huts may be used for 1 to 2 days by those who have reserved a bed in advance. Commercial use (i.e. guided hikes and tours etc.) of reservable huts is only allowed with special permission from Metsähallitus.
Location, Maps and Description
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.
12 €/nigth/person. From 1.2.2022 on 15 €/night/person (incl. VAT 10%).
Keys for the hut can be picked up from the Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre and when the visitor centre is closed from the customs station of Kilpisjärvi, tel. int +358 295 527 007 (open 24 hours).
Reservations for 2023 can be made from Mon 2.5.2022 at 12am.
A stove and a gas cooker. Basic cookware (pot, frying pan, coffee pot). Bunk beds with mattresses, pillows and blankets. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
Pets are not permitted in the hut.
The building also houses an open 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.
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.