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Nice daytrip

A nice day will be even better when you arrive at the summit of Saana mountain. Its a steep walk in... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Erik T
via mobile
Not the easiest hike

First...there are now stairs anymore to make the climbing easier. Perhaps they rebuilt them summer... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Piia C
via mobile
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This recognizable fell is located in the village of Kilpisjarvi. You can climb to the top of the fell (1029m) along a trail which starts at the Kilpisjarvi tourist centre. Scrambling up to the top of Saana is a challenge worth doing. The longest set...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kasivarrentie, Kilpisjarvi 99490, Finland
+358 40 0556215
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A nice day will be even better when you arrive at the summit of Saana mountain. Its a steep walk in the beginning but just walk slow, bring water and clothes that withstand winds. If you get stuck in bad weather there is a cabbin...More

Thank Erik T
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

First...there are now stairs anymore to make the climbing easier. Perhaps they rebuilt them summer 2019. Make sure you have good hiking shoes, enough water and if you want to reach the top, beeing fit is almost necessary. Especially because the stairs aren't there. Be...More

Thank Piia C
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing trip. Althought it was really hot day at the (25degC) the small breeze make the steep walk great. It takes about 3-4h to have a good pace sceenery viewing and walking up about 500 vertical meters. Yes, it is worth it. You need to...More

Thank Juha M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

OK. It’s not much more than a walk up one of the Three Peaks in Yorkshire, or Harrison Stickle in the Lake District but the atmosphere and surroundings make it feel like a serious trip out: walking boots, Goretex, woolies etc. Then you’re overtaken by...More

1  Thank Harveychant
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Saana is one of the most famous and beautiful mountains of Finland. It's definitely worth a visit and if you're able to, I suggest you climb it as well.

Thank vititsa
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place, where Santa Claus probably lived! A people from four different countries with only one culture, linked by reindeer herd! Extreme temperatures marked this wonderful culture determining a very unique way of living!

Thank RRovigatti
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The walks around the mountain Saana provides moments of extreme beauty and magic with stunning scenery as well as contemplation with nature. Very beautiful!

Thank Márcia D
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We had very nice walk on the snow, over the lake. After that some fishing in the frozen lake, it was a real nothern pole experience

Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Saana Fell rises 1029 meters above sea level and 556 meters above Lake Kilpisjärvi. Saana was created by the Caledonian orogeny 400-600 million years ago. It has been a holy place of Sami people. You can hike on the top of Saana from the parking...More

4  Thank JariJK
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We were taken up behind the mountain on skidoos at night time to see the Northern lights. Unfortunately the cloud had set in but it was beautiful being up there at night and seeing the shadow backdrop of the mountain. We were in a hut...More

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There is a marked path to the top and stairs halfway up. No trees and if it's clear weather you see whole town and surrounding area all the time. If it is lots of snow in February it can be a problem. If many have hiked up... More
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