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Nepal earthquake: How the aftermath impacts Mount Everest tourism




An injured person is carried by rescue members to be airlifted by rescue helicopter at Everest Base Camp a day after an avalanche triggered by an earthquake devastated the camp.
An injured person is carried by rescue members to be airlifted by rescue helicopter at Everest Base Camp a day after an avalanche triggered by an earthquake devastated the camp.
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Although the Nepali government hasn't officially shut down climbing expeditions following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, most mountaineering companies have cancelled upcoming plans.

For more on how the quake might affect Nepal's tourism, we turn to Nick Heil, contributing editor of Outside Magazine and author of "Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season."