Roahpi / Ropi Open Wilderness Hut

Due to the difficult Covid-19 situation, the number of beds in wilderness huts has been redused to 6. The restriction is valid until 31.5.2022. Customers may cancel the made reservation free of charge.

The use of open wilderness huts and campfire huts is also restricted. The maximum number of persons allowed in bigger huts is 6 persons and in small ones 4 persons.


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Roahpi / Ropi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 45.8228' lon: 21° 35.8687'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7637609 E: 281865

The wilderness hut is situated in-between Ropitunturi Fell and Akkispahtatunturi Fell near a reindeer round-up site on the east bank of the River Ropijoki, which runs into Lake Ropijärvi.

Käsivarsi Wilderness Area map
Other maps of the area


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


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

The maintenance of the hut is done only every second year. Last time in March 2016.

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

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. +358 206 39 7950

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Open the map of Ropi open wilderness hut in

Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut

Read Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut.

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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