More about STF Akka Mountain cabin
The location and surroundings make this mountain cabin popular among widely diverse groups, like families with children and alpinists. It’s only two kilometres from the boat landing near Änonjálmme to STF Akka, which makes getting here easy for families with children who want to use the cabin as a base camp for few days. Fishing, short hikes and swimming with rock slabs along the stream attract both children and adults.
The easiest alpine tour is to Pålnotjåkko Peak, from where you gain a panoramic view towards Áhkká and Padjelanta – the highest in the country. Only 300 metres from the cabin, near the beach at Akkajaure, is a field 200 metres long and 100 metres wide with possibly the largest concentration of Moor-king in northern Lapland.
Skiing in area is superb, with all types accessible. For those who want that little extra, they can dream of Áhkkás massive peak, 2,015 m.a.s.l. From the peak goes one of Sweden’s greatest ski runs – a change in altitude of an amazing 1,500 metres down to the lake.
A 200-metre icefall can be climbed on the northwest side of the massif. The first known climb from the valley straight up to point 1004 was done in March 2008 by two Polish climbers.
Our mountain cabins usually do not have electricity, and mobile phone coverage often does not reach them. This means that our cabin managers do not have the facilities required to handle a modern booking system. If you have paid for accommodation in advance, you will be met by a welcoming and dedicated cabin manager who will not know about your advance payment. The manager will, naturally, ensure that you obtain the best possible accommodation. If you provided extra information in the “Comments” field when making your booking, we will do everything in our power to inform the cabin manager of this. We hope, however, that you understand that this is not always possible.
Remember to take confirmation of your prepayment with you.