Saana

The monolithic fell that rises next to the village of Kilpisjärvi is named Saana. Climbing to its summit is a taxing yet rewarding hike.

In ancient times, the spirits of Saana were thought to provide good luck for hunts. This sacred site is still spellbinding today.

The marked trail to Saana’s summit at 1029 metres starts from the car park at Malla Strict Nature Reserve. There is a hut about a kilometre up from the car park. The descent follows the same trail. The total distance is 8 km

The marked trails are open all year, but the Saana Nature Reserve is off-limits between 15 May and 1 September. You might spot a pleasant surprise on your journey – many rare butterflies dwell on the slopes of Saana.

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