Rautuoja Open Wilderness Hut

 

Type

Open wilderness hut for 4 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Rautuoja, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 14.4877' lon: 23° 43.7342'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7573372 E: 364732
 

The wilderness hut is situated on the bank of the River Rautuoja on the west side of Outakka Fell near Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park's western boundary. There is no marked trail leading to the hut.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map
Excursionmap.fi

 

Facilities

A stove, a gas cooker, a dry toilet and a wood shed.

Notices

As the location of the hut is remote the hut is not busy.

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

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 goal of the National Park is to be 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 Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930 or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.