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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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  • The next morning, towards Finland and Saanaa. In kilpisjärvi, we decided that now we are building the source. The route was swarming with people, and the heat of the scorching heat. We got to the top and from there we got some great photos of the Swedish and Norwegian tuntureista.
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  • Climb the Saana is not easy as I read in reports. Maybe because it was snowing much and sank into the middle of the leg. Although the rise has been difficult, it was very beautiful! But I don't recommend it to anyone who's not used to exercise or who have some difficulty of locomotion.
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  • Wonderful view from top of Saana. Kind of sport to get up there but there is stairs half of the way. So, it's easy but need some condition.
  • If you have time then walk to the top ;)
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