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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 March 21, 2017
Elizabeth W
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 February 19, 2017
San Luis de Sabinillas, Spain
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Mar 4, 2018
“Northern lights lookout”
Apr 10, 2017
“Nice hike, great view”
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
Peuratie 15, Enontekio 99400, Finland
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Reviewed March 4, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank eindeloosreizen
Reviewed April 10, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank AnkeDS
Reviewed March 21, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed March 19, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank yvonne273
Reviewed March 7, 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank John E
Reviewed February 19, 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!

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Oliblom
Reviewed August 21, 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank EarthExplorer1492
Reviewed June 21, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JariJK
Reviewed April 6, 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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Ram Y
Reviewed July 20, 2015

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

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank JussiM3
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