Developers eye Dawson for indoor snow...

Developers eye Dawson for indoor snow ski resort

There are 54 comments on the dawsonnews.com story from Sep 1, 2007, titled Developers eye Dawson for indoor snow ski resort. In it, dawsonnews.com reports that:

Developers hoping to bring the largest indoor ski resort to Dawson County met with the Development Authority of Dawson County yesterday to formally present plans for a "world class destination resort."

The Falls at Lanier Highland, a proposed 2.1 million square feet facility that includes multiple hotels, retail and a 1 million square foot indoor ski resort, has been in the works for more than seven years, according to master developer Steven Winters.

Winters, of SRW International LLC., said the Falls at Lanier Highland, to be located on 400 acres between Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 at Dawson Forest Road, is expected to be four times the size of Ski Dubai and will incorporate an area of Lake Lanier.

"A natural waterfall that occurs on the property will be incorporated and expanded into the design of the Ski Dome and one of the Four Star Hotels with water flowing from the top of the site under the Ski Dome through the lobby of the hotel and down into a relocation of Thompson Creek," according to Winters' presentation.

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thumper

United States

#41 Jan 25, 2008
Rick B wrote:
Skiing in Georgia!!! Heck yeah!!! They should put a Casino in resort too!
dude... its Dawsonville.
Steve

Sylacauga, AL

#42 Jan 28, 2008
I'm completely for an indoor ski resort in Atlanta. It would be great to be able to ski without spending $5-10,000 per trip, plus Atlanta could pick up some of the revenue they lose when so many families hope on a Delta flight to Colorado or Utah.
Maggie

United States

#43 Jan 28, 2008
Didn't they shoot down a very similar idea over in Stone Mountain because of the drought? And who would WANT to go to an indoor ski resort? Doesn't that kind of miss the whole point?
thumper

Dallas, GA

#44 Jan 29, 2008
this is dawsonville. Did anyone see the movie cool runnings?
thumper

Jacksonville, FL

#45 Jan 30, 2008
thumper wrote:
<quoted text>dude... its Dawsonville.
Dawsonville, GEORGIA, the whole no gambling thing- Thats it!!!!! Maybe we should move Atlantic City here!!!! Not just a resort, not just the gambling, THE WHOLE CITY! YEAH!! We could also move the pacific ocean, so we would have a beach, and, and, and, YEAH the pyramids in egypt. People, its Dawsonville. You go to Savannah, for Savannah. You go to New York, because its new york, Why, Why, Why would you want to blow up this city? IF it didnt go bankrupt in the first two years, how would this city handle the traffic? Huge population growth, EVERYTHING, would be different. From the traffic, to the crime rate. Is this what everyone really wants? Or, it it just simply a novel concept that may work well.......someplace else.
icelephants

United States

#46 Feb 2, 2008
I wish my name was thumper, because then I could say, "Yes, my name's thumper. thumper Blankenship." Oh, also I wish my last name was Blankenship too.
otto

United States

#47 Mar 10, 2008
Not bad idea...great idea
I live in Cumming past 10y,last 2 on line Forsyth and Dawson and I love it.
You can have downtown Atlanta.
this will bring a lot of new jobs,Yeah traffic to
but I do think GREAT IDEA
Donald Gainesville GA

Powder Springs, GA

#48 Mar 16, 2008
Hey, I am all for the indoor ski resort. The concept sounds very cool. This area needs some vitalization. I just don't understand these idiots who complain about everything that's being built. And another thing, you don't even live near it. This makes you a bigger idiot. You probably complain about the building of hospitals, grocery stores, pharmacies, fire stations. IF YOU DON'T LIKE, THEN MOVE.
Donald Gainesville GA

Powder Springs, GA

#49 Mar 16, 2008
Thumper, why not you just move
Thumper

United States

#50 Jul 14, 2008
Donald Gainesville GA wrote:
Thumper, why not you just move
Why not you learn type complete sentence.
obama mama

Norcross, GA

#51 Nov 4, 2008
when we getin that dang winter wonder land??? im tired of flyin to calarado fer that powder.
Buildit2

Knoxville, TN

#52 Nov 18, 2008
I just say everyone quit whining and just build it in Ellijay! Also I think you all need spell check on your computers. I am one of the biggest advocates of keeping our small country towns small but come on it would help out our economy and create more jobs. As for the crack/meth heads they are able to flip burgers for minimum wage I have seen it many times. Because as they said there will be restaurants for those people to work. The only thing our economy has is construction and as we all know it is DEAD! We need something else. In Ellijay they have the Apple Festival. For those two weekends they have to deal with all kinds of traffic but all the locals know what to do with it and they also know it brings in more revenue for the county and city. i think the ski area is a great idea!!!!
A Basic Service

Orla, TX

#53 Feb 8, 2009
Mike Austin wrote:
Let's put the ski slope in Gwinette. Let them have the revenue, the traffic and all of the problems associated with over and under planned development. I think it's great payback for the pollution they continue to dump into Lake Lanier.
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