Boastajohka / Postijoki Open Wilderness Hut

Type

Open wilderness hut for 7 persons.

Location

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park.

Postijoki, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 37.3203' lon: 25° 25.3941'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7613036 E: 435862
 

The wilderness hut is situated on the north side of Naukusselkä Ridge about 2 km downstream from the headwaters of the River Postijoki and about 20 m east of the river shore.

The log cabin is suited for winter use and was built in 1972.

Facilities

  • A wood-burning stove.

Maps

Lemmenjoki outdoor map, 1:100 000/1:50 000.
Terrain map no V442 1:50 000.
Excursionmap.fi

Notices

  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Ivalo Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida, tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the map of Postijoki open wilderness hut in Excursionmap.fi.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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