Ylläs 7 Fells
Fells worth climbing m.a.s.l. = metres above sea level
Yllästunturi Fell, 719 m.a.s.l.
Yllästunturi fell is a landmark of western Lapland. Being over 500 metres higher than the surrounding terrain, on Yllästunturi one can see things way over 100 kilometres away – which amounts part of the area of Lapland. Yllästunturi fell can be conquered from the west by hopping from one natural stone to another, from the north by walking along a road or comfortably from the southeast enjoying the longest gondola ascent in Finland. By special request, the gondola can also function as a sauna , the only one in the world!
Kellostapuli Fell, 503 m.a.s.l.
The steep Kellostapuli Ravine is the noble little sister of Ylläs. The top of this fell sister is hard to reach, but the easiest way to conquer her is to climb the fell ridge in the east.
Kukastunturi Fell, 477 m.a.s.l.
Across the River Äkäsjoki via the Karila suspension bridge. A three kilometer long gentle ascent through a pine forest. Up the steepening slope to the forest border and the treeless upper regions. And voilá – the peak! Stroll to the top slowly without breaking a sweat or run your way up. It is your choice.
Kesänkitunturi Fell, 535 m.a.s.l.
Fill your bottle with water from a spring in Lake Kesänkijärvi. Walk up the path to the old pine trees. Sit and take a break on a fallen dead tree near the forest border. Climb up Pirunkuru Ravine. From rock to rock. Step by step. Lean to the mass of rocks on the top. Breathtaking scenery. Restlessness is long gone. Time stands still. A raven flies by, breaks the spell and guides you to the Tahkokuru lean-to shelter. The flames dance in the campfire. On the way back, your step is light. A trip to Kesänkitunturi fell is a classic.
Lainiotunturi Fell, 613 m.a.s.l.
If you want to leave everyday troubles below you, Lainiotunturi fell is the place for you. Walk past the peak to the stretch of moor on the eastern side of the fell. Settle down. Take off the clothes of everyday. Dress in the clouds; wear the wilderness on your feet. Wrap yourself in a fell blanket.
Pyhätunturi Fell, 490 m.a.s.l.
Pyhätunturi fell with its multiple peaks is an enticing destination for those fond of heights – even though the fell is not that tall, there is room Be careful: the magnificent landscape and to breathe in its broad treeless upper regions. Undemanding fell can easily lead to your trip becoming longer than you expected!