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Creature Feature: Hoary Marmot

Creature Feature: Hoary Marmot

30 August 2018

If you take one of our Peak 2 Peak Combo Tours during the summer months then you may spot a hoary marmot - the vocal ground squirrel that our town owes its name to. Up until the summer of 1965, Whistler Mountain was known as London Mountain because of the heavy fog that some of us locals are all too familiar with. When London's fog turned into a dangerous and deadly smog it became a negative association so the town was ready for a change. 

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