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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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  • I mean, if a fells - or a mountain, hill, etc - is there, I am hiking it to the top. Saana does NOT disappoint, and it's an iconic spot in Finland. This is a must do hike, and is not super challenging...  more »
  • I had never been to Kilpisjärvi. Wanted to find some snow for the last cross country skiing trip in May. There is a nice small cottage on the Lake Saana and I could visit it just before it was too lat...  more »
  • 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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