Indian Army soldier carries a snowboard and an automatic rifle as he walks past a skier below the gondola at Gulmarg, Kashmir
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Kashmir draws crowds as skiing takes off

1 April 2013 Last updated at 18:34 BST

The unlikely location of Kashmir is making a name for itself as one of the worlds top ski destinations.

Visitors are heading for the slopes in spite of the challenges faced by the tourist industry in the region.

Adrienne Murray reports.