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The tower consists of two tripods fitted together (one upright, one upside down) with three different viewing platforms (at 15 m, 30 m and 45 m). The total height of the tower (including the spire) is 60 m. The legs of the tripods are the stems of Douglas-fir trees found in the surrounding forest, held together by a steel construction.
It tops the plateau of the Croix-Scaille, a forest of around 90 square kilometres that was used by the Resistance during World War II. The plateau is at 503 m the highest point in the Ardennes (excluding the High Fens which is sometimes defined as being in the Ardennes) and the fourth highest summit in Belgium.