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.

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Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.