HALTI FELL-Finland’s highest peak

Halti Fell is the highest peak in Finland with 1324 metres above the sea.

Halti Fell is located in Lapland, near the border with Norway, and the closest village is Kilpisjärvi, 55 km away.



What makes Halti Fell unique

1. Altitude

Halti is the highest point in Finland, with a height of about 1,324 meters above sea level. Its impressive height attracts mountaineers and hikers from all over the world.



2. Natural beauty

The area around Halti is known for its natural beauty, including vast tundra landscapes, deep canyons and spectacular mountain views. It is a popular destination for those who want to experience magnificent Finnish nature and a popular hiking area in Finland.


3. Border crossing

Although Halti is primarily located in Finland, it crosses the border to Norway. This makes it a unique place and a popular destination for those who wish to cross the border on foot.



4. Wildlife outdoor activities

Halti and its surroundings offer various outdoor activities, including hiking, mountaineering, skiing and snowshoeing. Regardless of the season, there is always something to experience and explore in this fantastic area.

Local tour operators offer snowmobile adventures to Halti Fell, and a tour like this is the easiest way to reach It.



5. Cultural significance

Halti is the country's highest point, and it has a special symbolic meaning for the Finns. Although most of the peak lies in Norway, moving the border to make it Finland's highest point has created interest and debate both in Finland and internationally.



The season for visiting Halti Fell

The season for visiting Halti Fell varies depending on the activities you're interested in and the weather conditions. 

Regardless of the season, checking the weather forecast and trail conditions before planning your trip is essential.


Summer (June to August):

This is the peak season for visiting Halti Fell. During the summer, the weather is milder, and the days are longer, providing ideal conditions for hiking, trekking, and enjoying the stunning natural landscapes. The trails are usually more accessible, and the tundra vegetation is in full bloom, creating picturesque scenery.

Autumn (September to November):

Autumn brings vibrant colours to the landscape as the foliage changes, making it another beautiful time to visit Halti Fell. The weather starts to cool down, but it can still suit outdoor activities like hiking and photography. However, the days become shorter, so it's essential to plan your trips accordingly.


Winter (December to February):

Winter transforms Halti Fell into a winter wonderland, with snow-covered landscapes and opportunities for winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. The conditions can be harsh, with freezing temperatures and limited daylight hours, so proper winter gear and precautions are necessary.


Spring (March to May):

Spring marks the transition from winter to summer, with melting snow and the emergence of new growth. This season can be unpredictable, with fluctuating temperatures and potentially muddy trails as the snow melts. However, it can still be a rewarding time to visit for those seeking quieter trails and the chance to witness nature's awakening.

Adventures like ice fishing in one of the tundra lakes can be a lifetime experience on a tour like this. The season to discover Halti Fell by snowmobiling is related to the weather, from early February to May. 

See more about wildlife activities in Finland 



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  • Lattitude: 69.283333
  • Longitude: 21.300000