Yli-Luosto Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 4 persons.

Location, Maps and Description

Eastern Lapland, Municipality of Sodankylä

Yliluosto, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 67° 13.4783' lon: 26° 45.0510'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7456444 E: 489236

The wilderness hut is situated about four kilometres east of main road 4 on the bank of the brook Luostonoja, which is in the north end of Pyhä-Luosto National Park.

Pyhä-Luosto ulkoilukartta, Pyhä-Luosto outdoor map, 1:25 000, Karttakeskus 2020
Pyhä Luosto tunturikartta, Pyhä-Luosto Fell Map, 1:25 000, Calazo 2018



  • Heating: a wood stove (please note it will take time for the hut to warm up).
  • Cooking: a gas cooker and basic cooking pots. Bring your own tableware and utensils.
  • Sleeping: sleeping platforms (no mattresses) for maximum 4 persons. Bring your own sleeping pad and sleeping bag.
  • Water: Small brook Luostonoja behind the hut (boil the water before consumption).
  • Other facilities: in the yard there is a woodshed and a dry toilet (bring your own toilet paper).


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.
  • Bring a head torch or a flashlight with you.
  • Bring your own first-aid kit.
  • Tidy up the hut after you and leave some firewood and kindling for the next guests.
  • Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Each visitor is responsible for taking their own waste from the hut. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information or feedback contact Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Centre Naava, tel. int. +358 206 39 7302.


Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

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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