Grid Reference EA 246008
Department DEPI
Work Depot Tallangatta
Region North East
Grading Primary
Elevation (ASL) 870m
Height Original: See notes below
Current: 12m
Construction Original: Timber
Current: Steel
Cabin size Original: ?
Current: 2.4m x 2.4m
Public access to site Yes
In use since 1952 - 1973 (original)
1974 - (current)
CFA Region 24 - North Eastern
Photo (2006) supplied by Andre Belterman
Above details and information supplied by Graeme Swinton.

There is confusion about the height of the original timber tower. It varies from 60' (18m) in 1963, 50' (15m) in 1968 to 40' (12m) in 1969 and back to 60' in 1972. All these details were found in official papers by the Forest Commission.
A report in 1972 gave evidence of cracks in the legs and wet rot was evident. It was recommended "that the tower be investigated by an expert structural engineer and if deterioration has reached the danger level a new 60' (18m) steel tower should be erected for the 1973/74 season".
The current 40' (12m) tower (ex SEC) was built in 1973-74 and that had a new cabin put on in approx. 1990.

Please click on thumbnails for enlargements
Original Mt. Granya The "executor" Bye Bye Down & Out

Above thumbnail photos supplied by Graeme Swinton

Mt. Granya The cabin
The above fotos were taken on the FLO get-together in May 2012. Supplied by Andre Belterman

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