Though many out west scoff at the mountains of the east, I think the Whites are a special place. There's tons of history in this region and I have had some unforgettable adventures here. Plus, there nothing like the mountains of the northeast during fall foliage.
I live in Boise, Idaho now, but the Whites (and Adirondacks) will always have a special place in my heart. If you can hike here, you can hike anywhere!
The Whites were my home away from home, for a while (and by 'home', I mean my lab). Summitted all 48 of the White Mountain 4000 footers in a year and went back to most of them for seconds, thirds, fourths, ...
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."