Enkelinpesä is group of caves formed when a large veined gneiss erratic boulder (12m x 12m x5-8m) cracked, and it contains a ledge cave and a crevice cave that runs through two boulders. The stone surfaces show large garnet crystals, illustrative migmatite structures and quartzified parts/dikes. There are also indeterminate red marks which are presumed to depict a human at an elevation of 1.1m on the walls of the ledge cave. Enkelinpesä is part of a marked network of Metsänväkitaipale paths and there is a small hut, campfire and benches underneath the ledge.
Enkelinpesä is one of the sights on the Metsänväkitaipale route. It is a hiking trail and leads to the landscapes of Neitvuori hill through Hiidenkierros trail: Description of the Neitvuori routes and instructions for arrival
You can find information and map links about Hiidenmaa paths and Metsänväkitaipale route (in Finnish) on the Juva municipality’s website.
Coordinates: x=542372,600 y=6842452,600 (ETRS-TM35FIN)
The above coordinates are working in GPS-devices and for example in karttapaikka.fi service.
The below coordinates are working in Google maps service, which uses geographic coordinates:
Coordinates: 61.712846389, 27.801469444 (ETRS89 maantieteelliset(~WGS84))
Image: Kaisa-Maria Remes