Grid Reference XD 951773
Department DEPI
Work Depot Ballarat
Region South West
Grading Primary
Elevation (ASL) 896m
Height 20m (cabin) 60m (tower)
Construction Steel
Cabin size 3m x 3m
Public access to site Yes
In use since 1960 - 1997
1997 - current
CFA Region 16 - South Western
Photo supplied by Paul Jones

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Cabin close-up
supplied by Paul Jones
Hut at base of tower
supplied by Paul Jones
October 2008
supplied by Nathan Jolly

Ben Nevis in May 2013
Supplied by Andre Belterman

Ben Nevis was visited during the end-of-fire-season-FLO-get-together in May 2021. The old hut is still there and looks to be in good condition. Photos above were taken and supplied by Andre Belterman.

Photos of the original tower were supplied by Peter McHugh in Jan 2022.
They were discoverd in the Vic Forestry collection. Year and source are unknown.

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