Marmots take over the mountains, Photo of the Week for 13 September wtih Dave Steers

First SnowSnow in the alpine hit early September, so Dave Steers headed up Whistler Blackcomb, out of the valley, to get a closer look.

I wasn’t sure if one marmot was running in circles around me or if I was encountering different ones but everyone says there are lots and lots of them this summer, way more marmots in the alpine than there have been in years…