Pete Stoughton

Co-Host The Mountain Life

Pete Stoughton is the Brand Relations Manager at Trail and Ultra Running as well as the Director of Programs at CCPC.  Basically, he is the behind the scenes guy at TAUR.  When he's not getting his TAUR on, or running 2-3,000 miles a year.  His own personal running ranges from 100 mile races to track workouts.  Nevertheless, a scenic run with friends is were he finds inner peace. 

Pete also has a beautiful family and an amazingly patient wife.  Pete has been writing for TAUR since 2012.  Prior to TAUR, Pete worked closely with many brands on product development and testing, such as Merrell, Hoka, Brooks, GoreTex, patagonia and more.

On The Mountain Life, Sophy Kohler of Park City Nursery comes on to talk about water-saving and drought-resistant plants.

Kohler gives us all the info on when, how, and where to plant this spring, and whether we should wait until after Memorial Day to ensure the survival of our annuals and perennials. 

  

On The Mountain Life, Pete and Lynn talk with Heather Currie from Communities That Care about a Mental Health Toolkit for our local youth.

Additionally, they discuss the upcoming Ask Me Anything Panel event, where young people take questions from the audience and answer them, no matter how difficult. 

Arantza Pedraza, who is a member of the panel also joins the conversation. 

On The Mountain Life, Lynn talks with Martin Briggs and Jennifer Billow of the Park City Education Foundation about their upcoming community-wide fundraiser on May 22. 

Running With Ed, is back this year. The annual event is the largest fundraiser for the organization, and is open to all community members. This year will look a little different, but the costumes, encouragement and community fun will remain. 

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On The Mountain Life, Lynn and Pete speak with local Park City resident, founder of the Summit County Children's Justice Center, and longtime investigator for the Summit County attorney's office, Dr. Christina Sally and Andrea Silver, Board Vice President of Friends of the Children's Justice Center of Summit County.  

On The Mountain Life, Neuropsychologist Simon McCarthy-Jones joins the show.

McCarthy-Jones has written a book about the basic human instinct - spite.

He draws on research in biology, game theory, economics, and psychology to argue that spite comes from our primal impulse for fairness and justice. 

This week on The Mountain Life, Lynn and Pete talk with Amber Raleigh.

Raleigh is the co-founder, and CEO of the Grow Community Center, Cafe, and Food Truck, which is now open for business in Park City.

Health, compassion, and sustainability are the pillars of Grow's mission and Raleigh shares how it all began.

On The Mountain Life, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek are talking with journalist Gabrielle Bluestone, who is the executive producer of the hit Netflix documentary Fyre.

Bluestone brings an eye-opening look at con artists, grifters, and snake oil salesmen of the digital age, and she helps explain why we can’t stop falling for them.

Her new book is: HYPE: How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet—and Why We're Following. 

  

On The Mountain Life, Pete and Lynn bring you their ongoing series, Living a Mountain Life. This week joining them is Park City local Gordon Lange.

Lange has just retired from Park City Ski and Snowboard Cross Country as the Comp Head Coach.

On the show, Lange shares stories about Park City blossoming into a training site for cross country athletes, he also discusses how his mountain life is now balanced between Jackson, Wyoming and Park City.

On The Mountain Life, Pete and Lynn welcome Vanessa O’Brien.

O'Brien is the first American woman to summit K2 and the author of the new book, To the Greatest Heights: Facing Danger, Finding Humility, and Climbing a Mountain of Truth.

Armed with a MBA and a wry sense of humor, O’Brien climbed the corporate ladder to great success, but after the 2009 economic meltdown, her career went into a tailspin. She searched for a new purpose and settled on an unlikely goal: climbing the tallest peaks in the world.  

On The Mountain Life, sports journalist Julie DiCaro joins Lynn and Pete. 

DiCaro has covered professional sports for more than a decade and throughout those experiences has been outspoken about the exploitation of the female body. She talks about the covert and overt sexism women face in the workplace, and the male-driven toxicity in sports fandom.

This week on The Mountain Life, Author Michele Borba discusses the current generation of kids.

She has written Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others ShineBorba has been a teacher, educational consultant, and parent for 40 years -- and she's never been more worried than she is about this young generation.

The high-achieving students she talks with every day are more accomplished, better educated, and more privileged than ever before.

On The Mountain Life, author Kayleen Schaefer, talks about her new book: BUT YOU’RE STILL SO YOUNGHow Thirtysomethings Are Redefining Adulthood.

Schaefer points out five major events that can structure this time of life, including: completing school, leaving home, getting married, becoming financially independent, and having a child. 

Schaefer shares findings from data research and hundreds of interviews conducted nationwide. 

On this episode of The Mountain Life, Lynn and Pete are joined by local, retired dentist Marielle Pariseau.

Pariseau is typically known around town as the tooth fairy, making certain all young people have access to dental healthcare.

Pariseau has now branched out to become a children's book author. During her time as a practicing dentist, Pariseau often told stories about her animal friends to redirect children’s attention away from the parts of her work that some young patients found scary. Out of that effort came the idea of a children's book  Billy Braveheart

  

This week on The Mountain Life, Lynn and Pete are joined by local three-time Paralympic Bronze Medalist Danelle Umstead.  She seeks to pay back the support she has received as a visually impaired alpine ski racer by encouraging more women with disabilities to get involved in sports. She has started a new foundation called Sisters in Sport.

On this episode of The Mountain Life:

Bruce Greyson, M.D., is a foremost expert on near-death experiences with almost half a century of scientific research experience. 

With the constant surge of deaths in our country, Greyson believes it is time to reframe the narrative around loss.

Lynn and Pete speak with Greyson about how our culture has tended to view dying as the end of our consciousness, the end of our existence―a dreaded prospect that for many people evokes fear and anxiety. 

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