There's only one nordic groomer in West Yellowstone and that's Doug Edgerton. Founder and president of the world-famous Yellowstone Track Systems, Edgerton let FasterSkier ride along while he groomed South Plateau early Wednesday morning.
A week ago, Yellowstone Ski Festival organizers saw the writing on the wall and started planning ahead. They might not get much snow, but they were going to get people to the white stuff somehow. For the first time, they offered a shuttle system to the South Plateau, which required some timely logistics.