Description:Ski resorts are being proposed in Russia to stem terrorism.
Russia has plans to turn the tumultuous North Caucasus region into a thriving tourist destination with ski resorts and beaches in an effort to ward off terrorism.
North Caucasus has been the location of violent Islamic fundamentalism and separatism, which is an atmosphere that may deter some tourists.
Last year, terrorists were responsible for the death of 3 Russian tourists on Mount Elbrus.(1:03)