Vuolittaman hirvikämppä, Open Wilderness Hut

Due to the serious Covid-situation Regional State Administrative Agency in Lappland has made decisions on restrictions. Metsähallitus limits the number of visitors to 6 (at huts that normally have room for over 10 persons).The restriction is valid until January 22, 2022.


Open Wilderness hut

Location, Maps and Description

Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä

Vuolittaman Hirvikämppä, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 67° 45.0454' lon: 24° 36.6945'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7517023 E: 399100

Hut is located about 3 km south from the Muusa Day Trip Hut which is on the Äkäslompolo - Levi Trail. Hut is located along a snowmobile trail.

Maps in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park


A fireplace, a dry toilet and a wood shed.


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 Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, tel. int. +358 206 39 7039.

Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut

Read Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut.

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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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