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Economics Of Everest

Zachary Crockett | Hustle | 23rd February 2020

Those crowds queuing to climb Everest are spoiling one another’s views and polluting the landscape; less than one-third will get to the top and 4% will die trying; but they are doing wonders for the economy of Nepal, kicking in some 10% of GDP. A typical Everest package costs $66,000 per …

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