The Osprey Podcast
Christof NetteKoven - Exploring the Unknown
Season 1, Ep. 8
In this episode we chat to Christof Nettekoven, German expedition climber, alpinist explorer and devourer of cultural variety around the world. Christof has led expeditions to 5 first ascents in the past 5 years alone. Apart from unclimbed peaks, the pristine culture of mountain tribes along the way fascinate him the most. His documentary “Afghanistan´s Secret Peaks/Das andere Afghanistan” about Afghan nomads has been shown at several recent film festivals.
Christof tells us about his recent trips to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and China, he recalls the different cultures he experienced, the hospitality of the people, his highlights and the challenges faced along the way. We find out what fuels his passion for exploring the unknown, plus Christof gives us his top tips for anyone looking to embark on their first adventure.
Season 2, Ep. 7
In this episode we speak with explorer, presenter, creative and Osprey ambassador, Sofia Jin. Sofia champions women in the outdoors and loves exploration in all its forms. We explore Sofia's experiences as an Asian woman in the outdoors, her personal journey with PTSD and what inspires her.
Tristan Gooley - The Secret World of Weather
Season 2, Ep. 2
In this episode, we talk to renowned author, The Natural Navigator, Tristan Gooley.Tristan takes us on a journey into the topic of his new book, The Secret World of Weather, looking at how to read the weather that surrounds us every day. Tristan teaches us how we can use the small clues that are presented to us on a daily basis, in order to make conclusions about what the weather might do next, what direction we're facing and more.Tristan later demonstrates the depth of his knowledge as he makes conclusions based on imaginary clues made up on the spot by our host.Wrapping up the episode, Tristan gives us his 3 recommends - 1x Film/TV, 1x Music and 1x Other.