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.

In this Episode DR. MARISA PORGES joins The Mountain Life to discuss WHAT GIRLS NEED: How to Raise Bold, Courageous and Resilient Girls.She says the key ingredient to success for girls isn’t confidence or resilience, education or courage. What matters most is how all these elements work together in the boldest way possible. 

In this episode of The Mountain Life Host Lynn Ware Peek talks with author Lisa Woodruff. 

Americans are drowning in paper. We keep stacks of it on the kitchen counter, stash it in drawers, and store file cabinets full of documents. (In fact, one file cabinet can hold 18,000 sheets of paper. Yikes.)

Despite this clear crisis of paper, there hasn't been a book devoted to managing and organizing this single most abundant item in our homes--until now.

Physician, photographer and artist, Eric Overton joins Pete this week on The Mountain Life. A Utah native, Overton has made a documentary film titled Collodian: The Process of Preservation, about our connection to the natural world and the conversations that surround it. Using a century old photography process called wet-plate collodion, Overton treks through the wilderness with his son, capturing the landscape of the west, including Bear’s Ears and other contested spaces. 

Heber Valley resident Ben Light joins Pete on The Mountain Life this week. Light is pushing his limits athletically, completing numerous endurance running races including 200-milers, a 268-mile winter ultra in the United Kingdom and most recently the Utah BRAWL, which we will hear more about. 

Medical director and emergency medical physician at Park City Hospital, Dr. Wing Province, joins The Mountain Life to give a update on COVID-19. He discusses the extreme importance of wearing a mask and dispels the myths about masks that you might see on social media. He also talks about asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission and the latest research on the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Artist, writer, and mental health activist Miriam Feldman joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life this week. Feldman discusses her new book, He Came In With It: A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness. The book is about her son, Nick. Nick was diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 18.

Renowned psychiatrist author, and avid gardener, Sue Stuart-Smith joins Pete and Lynn on The Mountain Life this week.

Gary John Bishop who is one of the leading personal development experts in the industry. There are a few topics that most of us revisit on a regular basis – but often only in our own minds – about making change in our lives, how to move past grief, how we find meaning and good relationships, Gary will help us answer these questions with an entertaining twist.

Park City resident, mountaineer and adventure racer Dianette Wells joins The Mountain Life. Wells has climbed the Seven Summits and will appears in the Amazon Prime Video show Eco-Challenge which debuts in August. The show details the 2019 race Eco-Challenge that took place in Fiji.

Local Olympian Liz Stephen joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life to discuss what a former international cross country skiing competitor does now to keep herself fit and healthy. 

Today we speak with Meredith Fineman who is an entrepreneur, writer and speaker. She is the CEO of Finepoint, a leadership and professional development company that elevates individuals, and particularly women, to an upward trajectory.

Professional runner and Jaybird Ambassador Brian Tolbert joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life. Brian is a local Wasatch ultrarunner, part of the Black Arrows Run Crew, and a former elite cyclist that decided his mid 30s would be a great time to teach himself how to run. 


 Local adventure guide Alisha Niswander joins The Mountain Life to discuss her guide company, Mountain Vista Touring which she Founded in 2004. Since she is driven by a passion for the outdoors and a passion for people, a guiding business has proved to be a great fit. She recently completed a goal of "everesting" on foot, and decided that 29,029 feet of vertical in a week wasn't enough, so she completed 37,000 vertical feet in that week and can still stand to talk about it. 

Organizational psychologist Dr. Benjamin Hardy joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life. Dr. Hardy is the bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work.

World record holder and professional mountain biker Keegan Swenson joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life. Keegan is the most decorated cyclist to come out of Park City where he was born and raised. Now a Heber resident, he will tell the story of how he set a world record on Pine Canyon Road, between Midway and Bonanza Flat, several weeks ago, to raised money for MS.