The latent geologic volatility of the region inspired site amenities intended to orchestrate a deeper relationship with a landscape transformed by catastrophic events. A fissure emanates fire, steam, hot water and melts snow depending on where in the site one comes across it. The resorts pool and spa would be a series of openings in the earth of different temperatures ending in a cool plunge where the water re-enters the earth.
The project received final design approval. The 2008-09 Financial environment postposed development indefinately.