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View Poll Results: Colorado Rockies vs California Redwoods
Rockies 12 41.38%
Redwoods 17 58.62%
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Old 12-03-2009, 03:58 AM
 
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Colorado Rockies vs California Redwoods

Which is more beautiful to you?
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Old 12-03-2009, 08:48 AM
 
Location: Chicago, Il
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Such a hard decision, since they are both amazing. In the end I went with the Redwoods, but it could easily have gone the other way.
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Old 12-03-2009, 08:58 AM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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The Sequoias would be a more than decent compromise
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Old 12-03-2009, 09:02 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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As Dinsdale said, the redwoods win because there is a compromise... I can get the sequoias and redwoods in CA along with some beautiful mountains, like the Sierra Nevadas. The Rockies are far superior mountains, majestic and stunningly beautiful, but the redwoods are unique and you still get mountains with them.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:23 AM
 
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Actually I'll go with the Redwoods. And I'll take a side of the Cascades. They are far more spectacular than the rockies.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Pasadena
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Actually I'll go with the Redwoods. And I'll take a side of the Cascades. They are far more spectacular than the rockies.
Redwood trees don't grow in the Cascade mountain range. The Sierra Nevada mountains are more spectacular than the Rockies [just look at Yosemite]. And Redwoods grow along the northern California coast up against the coast range.
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Old 12-03-2009, 12:17 PM
 
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Redwood trees don't grow in the Cascade mountain range.

Who said they did?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:04 PM
 
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Strange poll.

A true case of apples and oranges.

Not sure if the OP was implying CA vs CO in it.

FWIW, the Rockies have more 14ers overall than the Sierra or Cascades and more vertical in the ski areas. More powder as well.

But the Sierra is a good range, plenty of 13ers and 12ers (and a couple or three 14ers). Cascades a bit less in elevation but pretty nice.

Obviously CA is more diverse in terms of flora than CO, more microclimates. Including the one Coast Redwoods live in.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:26 PM
 
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Seems pretty straight forward to me.


Personally I like oranges better.
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Old 12-03-2009, 07:39 PM
 
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Gotta go with the Rockies on this one... love the little ski towns there as well
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