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A walk up the hill in the snow

We decided to make the trip up the hill to the lookout at Jyppra. We left the visitor centre and... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Elizabeth W
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Devon, United Kingdom
Perfect venue for Sunset!

Worth the walk up from the centre to experience amazing views and hopefully a spectacular... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Oliblom
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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4 Mar 2018
“Northern lights lookout”
10 Apr 2017
“Nice hike, great view”
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Jyppyra hill rises about 400 metres above sea level next to the village of Hetta. Our ancestors used to worship the spirits of the hill to guarantee a good hunt. A marked trail leads you from the Fell Lapland Nature Center to the top. Along the way...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Peuratie 15, Enontekio 99400, Finland
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

With 360 degrees views up to the Norwegian border (with clear weather), this is one of the best spots in and around Hetta to watch the Northern Lights in winter. A short hike through the forest of about 10-20 minutes (that can be done without...More

Thank eindeloosreizen
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We've been snowshoe hiking to the Jyppyra viewpoint. It's a short trip, but it can be exhausting if you're not fit. At this day it was snowing heavily and the view was not great. on the top of the hill there is nice hut were...More

1  Thank AnkeDS
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We decided to make the trip up the hill to the lookout at Jyppra. We left the visitor centre and started the climb in the snow. It was well signposted... however the snow fell so hard that the signposts were buried quickly... we struggled on...More

1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice short hike, if you are at the cultural centre. Very easy - well maybe a little bit steep if you're not very fit - otherwise accessible for all. Unfortunately it was snowing heavily so I wasn't able to enjoy the view,...More

Thank yvonne273
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I used snowshoes and followed the signposted trail to the summit hut with two young ladies and it took around 1.5 hours from the centre of town. Well worth a visit.

Thank John E
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Worth the walk up from the centre to experience amazing views and hopefully a spectacular sunset. We considered returning to try and view Aurora, but the forecast wasn't good so we didn't. Worth carrying a few logs up to the lavu to light the fire!

2  Thank Oliblom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It's just a short walk approximately 2 kilometers. At the top you have a nice view. And there is also a shelter with a place to make a fire, so don't forget to bring your sausages.

1  Thank EarthExplorer1492
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Jyppyrä lookout point is situated only 800 meters from Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. So it is very easily achievable with a short and very easy hike. The trail is marked with orange marks in which you can see a yellow sun. The total length...More

Thank JariJK
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The path was full of snow. at the top we saw a magnificent view of the surroundings. the trees are full of snow and that give them special look.

Thank Ram Y
Reviewed 20 July 2015

well, here was pretty much nothing to see. Go directly into nearbu national parks, if you want to enjoy the nature and views.

Thank JussiM3
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