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In 1992 Jay Kemmerer re-invested in Wyoming and purchased Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for his family and later in 1997 acquired a historic guest ranch in Dubois, WY called the CM Ranch. The Kemmerers have maintained the rustic character of the CM Ranch, inspiring families to return to vacation year after year.

Under their ownership, JHMR has enjoyed unprecedented growth, with more than $110 million dedicated to capital improvement to the Resort. The decision to replace the iconic aerial Tram with a state of the art new Tram in 2008 only serves to solidify the Kemmerers' commitment to the rich history of Jackson Hole and the State of Wyoming.

From his residence in Jackson Hole, Jay balances his varied duties as chairman of the Kemmerer Resources Corp. while maintaining a focused vision for the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. As chairman, he provides oversight and strategic direction for the Resort.

Among his numerous industry and community affiliations, he is a current trustee of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. He remains active with the Hearts for Honduras Foundation, a church affiliated organization to help the poor in the community of La Entrada, Honduras. He also founded the Harding Land Trust Inc. and is currently emeritus trustee. He oversees a 1,200 acre golf course development called Comanche Trace in Kerrville, Texas, and is undertaking a 610 acre real estate project in Santa Fe, New Mexico called Monte Soreno. In Jackson, he is a former Board member for the Grand Teton Music Festival and the Spring Gulch Preserve.

Connie, who lives full time in Jackson Hole, is a member of the Board of Directors of JHMR and also the Director of Special Projects for the Resort. Her commitment to protect the integrity of Resort's Old West image is clearly evident in the Resort store in downtown Jackson, the Bridger Center, Cody House in Teton Village, the Bridger Restaurant and Casper Restaurant on the mountain. Another of her passions is assisting the Jackson community with Wellness. In 2003 she established the Teton Wellness Institute which helps people make healthy lifestyle choices by inspiring health and wellness in every day life.

Betty lives in Sun Valley, Idaho, where she vacationed with her family as a child, remains a part owner of the Resort. Her devotion to the area, the ski industry, the outdoors and the environment provides support for the efforts of Jay and Connie in Jackson Hole. Betty oversees retail and customer service aspects of the CM Ranch.


Samuel Hebda

Friday, July 6, 2018
Great resort!! Beautiful view right off the balcony of the houses! Settup going up to the Grand Tetons so you get a person view of the valley and the mountains across the valley. Good access and lots of activities and convenience stores for snacks, food, and drinks. Alcohol is sold in the convenience store on the resort. There is also a gas station there! The staff was very accommodating and gave us an upgrade because our house smelled like smoke (probably from improper fireplace usage) and we got a hot tub in our place!! Very nice stay overall! Would recommend for family or friends. lots of space and beds.

Himabindu Chalasani

Friday, June 22, 2018
So many activities to do. Very close to Grand Teton national park. Lively place with lots of restaurants. Go on the air tram, you won't be disappointed. There's a waffle House on top of the mountain. That's a must visit for some yummy waffles.

Lisa Lietz-Ray

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Our family went on the tram to the summit of Rendezvous mountain and had waffles at Corbett's Cabin. Incredible views and wonderful waffles! Dress warmly due to the wind and elevation. Keep an eye open for wildlife on the trip up and down the mountain. Also taking an additional ride up on the gongolas is well worth it for the scenery at a slightly lower level.

Erik Laing

Sunday, May 13, 2018
What a great resort and excellent terrain. A couple people in Jackson mentioned off hand that Targhee was better, but it seems a bit like declaring a favorite child. It might be factually true to say you love one more but heck, they're both better behaved then any of your friends kids! Definitely doesn't seem to be a resort ideal for a vast experience range, though there is green level terrain for the less experienced.

Karthik Boyareddygari

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Everything that I saw was breathtaking, and I really enjoyed my time there. To be clear, I am mainly talking about the campus and the tram ride as well as the views on the top of rendezvous mountain. I imagine it would be even more fun during the winter when it is open for skiing.

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