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Thursday, March 21, 2013

We’re not at Snoqualmie anymore: powder, AK-47s and hashish on ski slopes of Kashmir

Indian Army soldiers stand on the top of Mount Affarwat at Gulmarg ski resort, Kashmir. India and Pakistan have fought two major wars over Kashmir, which is divided between the two countries and claimed in its entirety by both. For skiers, there's powder and some of the world's highest peaks.