Vieriharju Open Wilderness Hut

Open wilderness hut for 9 persons. The sauna is in a separate building.

Location

Facilities

  • A sleeping platform, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you. 
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Vierihaara.

Notices

  • The sauna is available for use by all hikers, so you should be considerate of others and not stay too long in the sauna. During peak seasons you should agree bathing times with other hikers, for example, take turns between men and women at alternate hours.You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.
  • There are waste bins at the hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maps

Maintenance and Management 

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.