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Whistler’s Bears

Whistler’s Bears

It’s that time of the year when Whistler’s longest known locals emerge from their winter slumber. For the past six months, the bears have been in hibernation and the snow melting signals them it’s time to wake up! The males wake up first and the mothers with cubs exit their dens last. There are approximately 50 black bears that roam Whistler so seeing a bear on your trip is very possible. To understand their place in the ecosystem, their behaviors and how to ensure that you do see one, we have the inside scoop on Whistler’s bears! What Is Hibernation? Winter More »