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Old 06-30-2013, 10:55 AM
 
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You claim there is more true hippies out East and that the forests aren't lush enough in the Northwest but then would rather live in the Republican paradise and fairly dry forests that is Idaho?
Idaho has the most extensive and lush forest lands in the inland west. Northern Idaho has temperate rain forests similar to the west coast of Washington, and much of central Idaho is fairly lush and areas around McCall look similar to the forests in western Oregon. Even the forests outside of Boise, although dryer then the north, are still lush. Eastern Idaho has great forests and grand groves of Aspens. Idaho is also known for having the last untouched forest ecosystems in the lower 48 and some of the healthiest forests in the west. The state also has a lot of ancient giant cedar groves with ground foilage just as lush as anywhere on the western coast.

Before knocking Idaho, remember Idaho, Oregon, and Washington all have similar landscapes. Idaho is just missing the ocean, but at one time, millions of years ago the beach was once where Hells Canyon and The Seven Devils Mountains are currently, which isn't very far from Boise.
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Old 06-30-2013, 12:09 PM
 
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Idaho has the most extensive and lush forest lands in the inland west. Northern Idaho has temperate rain forests similar to the west coast of Washington, and much of central Idaho is fairly lush and areas around McCall look similar to the forests in western Oregon. Even the forests outside of Boise, although dryer then the north, are still lush. Eastern Idaho has great forests and grand groves of Aspens. Idaho is also known for having the last untouched forest ecosystems in the lower 48 and some of the healthiest forests in the west. The state also has a lot of ancient giant cedar groves with ground foilage just as lush as anywhere on the western coast.

Before knocking Idaho, remember Idaho, Oregon, and Washington all have similar landscapes. Idaho is just missing the ocean, but at one time, millions of years ago the beach was once where Hells Canyon and The Seven Devils Mountains are currently, which isn't very far from Boise.
I actually like Idaho. The Panhandle is beautiful and I've been wanting to explore the Sawtooths more for years.

Even a Mormon town like Idaho Falls has a good location fairly close to the Tetons.

I was just sort messing with that poster...
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Old 06-30-2013, 02:04 PM
 
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Again, it isn't the same type of forests. By comparing the photos in the links, you can see the pine forests of Oregon and the hardwood forests of Pennsylvania. (Moss doesn't count as underbrush.)

The other contrast is the amount of forests. Only the western part of Oregon is rainforest. The entire west has only pockets of woods. Here, you have entire states that are forested throughout.
No, they're not the same kind of forests.

The ones in the west are lush and green. You're only seeing what you want to see if you think the underbrush is all moss. The ones in Pennsylvania are not bad forests, but the puny little trees and thin underbrush don't make me think the words "lush and green".

Say, if you want, that you would miss the type of forests you are accustomed to. But you can't make claims that just aren't true.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:46 PM
 
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Isnt Idaho full of rednecks ?
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:05 PM
 
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Isnt Idaho full of rednecks ?
um. No. Are you racist? Judgemental? Are you normal?
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:07 PM
 
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I actually like Idaho. The Panhandle is beautiful and I've been wanting to explore the Sawtooths more for years.

Even a Mormon town like Idaho Falls has a good location fairly close to the Tetons.

I was just sort messing with that poster...

I get you
Gotta give credit to the smaller towns in the intermountain west that have large Mormon populations like Idaho Falls and Provo. They are typically very well kept cities and towns, and generally have good ecomonies. LDS tend to be entrepreneurial.

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Old 10-30-2013, 02:23 PM
 
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I think oregon, washington, and idaho all have some thing for some one im sick of washington its to expensive alot of gang proublems and drugs im trying to decide if i want to raise my family in boise idaho or some place in oregon
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:36 PM
 
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Northern California I guess, mainly the Santa Rosa area. More sunny and warmer. Can't stand places like Oregon or Washington, too cloudy and wet. I need the sun!

Idaho I don't really care about in the slightest.
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Old 10-30-2013, 10:42 PM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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I could not handle California's politics... Much too extreme for me (oh, and a lot of pretentious people). Otherwise, I would pick there because in my opinion the entire state of California has great weather. Idaho does not interest me too much, personally, but it is a beautiful state.

There's a tie between Seattle and Portland at this point. Not sure what I would like better.
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Old 10-31-2013, 12:02 AM
 
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Hm some of the best areas in the country.

Well I'm not rich so Northern California is out of question.

Idaho is beautiful but for young folk like me there just isn't a lot to do.

I guess Washington would be the winner with Oregon a close second. Pacific Northwest domination continuation.
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