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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
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
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
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!
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
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
Suggested by one of our host we decided to do this hike. We drive from Norway to Finland to do this . To our surprise all the places of stay were completely sold out. Finally we managed to get parking place and spent the cold...More
as we are hiking in the Alps with lot of experience - don't underestimate this mighest mountain of Finland. You can climb up from Western shoulder (in summer time lot of wooden steps are great help) but in winter time it is very very difficult,...More
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
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 there will be a good path to follow.