Middle Earth (Midguard in Norse mythology) has some great beards.
Take Gandalf, for instance:
Or Aragorn, whose pre-king beard...
...is not to be compared with his post-king beard:
Gimli has an exceptional beard:
Although he'd rather plummet with the Balrog than have it pulled.
In Middle Earth, even the trees have beards:
Which all leads to my totally legitimate question:
WHAT THE HECK IS UP WITH THIS GUY????
Oh well, at least he makes the attempt when not in Middle Earth--