Wildlife experts transported the 124-pound cub named Cinder to the Cascades.
She was found last August with badly burned paws that left her unable to walk, let alone forage for food.
She was flown to the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Center, where she was nursed back to health.
She's spent the last six months in a bear rehab center in Idaho, along with another cub.
"We don't know what the outcome is going to be, but we're going to give her the best chance possible. We're putting her in a great spot where she's going to make a heck of a living," wildlife biologist Rich Beausoleil said.
The bears were fitted with specially-equipped collars and will be closely monitored.