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Saana, Kilpisjarvi

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Saana is a fell in Enontekiö, Finland. Saana's summit lies 1029m above sea level and 556m above the adjacent Kilpisjärvi lake. Geologically it is part of the Scandinavian Mountains, and is made of the same kinds of schist and gneiss rock. The mountain was historically considered sacred to the Sami people. The peak is a popular destination for hikers and backpackers because of the sweeping views offered at the summit.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • Hiking route to the Saana begins Kilpisjärvi hiking. At first, the vaivaiskoivunousua the pitkospuilla of the 500 m easy liejuisella with the path to the file. Signposting along the route of the plants in the region. The next Finnish longest stairs 740 blocks. On the way to Vista/resting points, which may already have good pictures of the surrounding mountains. After that, the most challenging piece of a steep rocky shoreline at the end of the rise, followed by a bit of loivempaa. A total of 4 km of hiking to the top and can be booked at the time. Is not suitable for debilitated with or just for small children. Put it almost as slow as nousukin. At the top it's blowing really hard while holding down a calm summer day. Warm and drink.
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  • 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...  more »

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