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, Lynn Ware Peek and Pete Stoughton welcome entrepreneur, researcher, and advocate, Maxine Bédat.

In her book, Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment, Bédat follows the life of an American icon – a pair of jeans. She does so to reveal what really happens in the clothing industry.

On The Mountain Life, Brent Wursten, Emergency Room RN at Intermountain Healthcare, joins the show to provide some safety precautions when it comes to recreating in the mountains, including important mountain biking safety tips that could keep you out of the emergency room this summer.

  

On The Mountain Life, Pete and Lynn are speaking with bestselling author Daniel James Brown, who penned the non-fiction novel Boys in the Boat.

Brown will be sharing more about his new book, Facing the Mountain. This new novel is based on four Japanese-American families and their sons who volunteered for military service and displayed uncommon heroism.

On The Mountain Life, local entrepreneur and ultra runner Brian Beckstead joins the show to talk about his rumming shoe company.

Beckstead is the co-founder of Altra Running Shoes, which he launched in 2010 as a college student.

The inspiration for the new shoe design came from Beckstead wanting to avoid the painful blisters he got while running the Wasatch 100. 

On The Mountain Life, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Steve Grant, author of Don’t Forget Me: A Lifeline of HOPE for Those Touched by Substance Abuse and Addiction.

Don’t Forget Me tells the story of Grant’s two sons, Chris and Kelly, who took distinctly different paths, but had the same tragic outcome. Both sadly passed away due to a drug overdose.

On the show, Grant will preview a talk he’s scheduled to give on May 25 in Park City as part of CONNECT Summit County's May Mental Health Awareness Month. 

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.

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