Grid Reference CU 711571
Department DSE
Work Depot Toolangi
Region North East
Grading Secondary
Elevation (ASL) 800m
Height 18m
Construction Steel
Cabin size 2.1m x 2.1m
Public access to site Yes
In use since 1960
CFA Region 12 - North Eastern
Photo supplied by Larry (Oct. 2009)

Mt. Despair tower was evacuated during the Black Saturday fires in February 2009. Althouhg the tower was in the path of the devastating fires, there was no structual damage. The radiant heat ignited the logbook on the table and a drinking flask melted but that was all the damage done. Still waiting on photos.

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May 2010 - supplied by
Andre Belterman
May 2010 - supplied by
Andre Belterman

Mt. Despair had it's cabin replaced in 2014

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