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 of The Mountain Life author Rosie Mercado talks with Lynn about her journey. Rosie is an American plus-size model, fashion designer and television personality of Mexican descent who lost over 200 pounds and now shares her story in a memoir, The Girl With the Self Esteem Issues

In this episode of The Mountain Life Charles J. Fuschillo, CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America talks about an upcoming free virtual conference on November 10th 2020 about dealing with Alzheimer's - whether from the perspective of a family member or an afflicted patient. 

In this episode of The Mountain Life Tom Kelly, Board Member of the Alf Egen Museum at Utah Olympic Park comes on to talk about the RAP tax. This tax is voted on for it's continuence every 10 years known as proposition 21 on the 2020 ballot. The Recreation Arts and Parks (RAP) is a .1% sales tax that raises almost 2 million dollars a year.  The monies are allocated to non profit applicants like the Alf Egen Museum to help with the programs they offer to the community. 

In this episode of The Mountain Life Utah Avalanche Center forecaster and local resident Craig Gordon and author Edward Power join the program. Craig is one of the subjects of a recently released book by Edward Power, Dragons in the Snow: Avalanche Detectives and the Race to Beat Death in the Mountains.

In this episode of The Mountain Life the new Chief of Urology at Park City Hospital, Dr. Joshua Stern is the guest. Dr. Stern joins Lynn and Pete to talk kidney stones from A to Z. In his previous practice in New York, he developed an integrated, high volume kidney stone center that focused on innovative approaches to endoscopic kidney stone surgery.

Lynn and Pete are joined in this episode of The Mountain Life by the author, entrepreneur, speaker, and podcaster James Whittaker.  James has edited and annotated Andrew Carnegie's Mental Dynamite by Napolean Hill which reveals how Andrew Carnegie went from penniless immigrant to one of the wealthiest people -- and greatest philanthropists -- the world has ever seen.

In this episode of The Mountain Life, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek's guest is Jennifer Lentzke, a board-certified specialist in Sports Dietetics, a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian and cyclist. Jennifer has been practicing as a dietitian for 10 years, racing triathlon professionally for 7 years, and has a passion for nutrition and helping people.

In this episode of The Mountain Life Dr. Kelly Woodward, medical director of the LiveWell Center at Park City Hospital. Dr. Woodward joined the show to talk about new research surrounding the importance of sleep and men's health month. 

In this episode of The Mountain Life hosts Lynn and Pete are joined by journalist Jeff Hobbs who, in his research, accompanied four high school seniors at two very different schools within the city of Los Angeles--the second largest school district in the nation with nearly 700,000 students. Writing with heart, sensitivity, and insight, Hobbs captures the challenges and triumphs of being a young person confronting the future—both their own and the cultures in which they live—in contemporary America.

On this episode of The Mountain Life, Terri Cheney talks about her latest book  MODERN MADNESS:  An Owner’s Manual. Cheney, a once successful entertainment attorney representing the likes of Michael Jackson and Quicy Jones, has chronicled her lifelong battle with bipolar disorder in her books. COVID-19 has launched a second pandemic: a mental health crisis in America. Since the lockdowns started, calls to suicide prevention hotlines have gone up 1000%.

In this episode of The Mountain Life Benjamin Lorr  talks with Lynn and Pete about his investigation into The Secret Life of GroceriesLorr leads a wild investigation, asking what does it take to run a supermarket? How does our food get on the shelves? And who suffers for our increasing demands for convenience and efficiency? 

In this episode of  The Mountain Life Deanna Rhodes of CONNECT Summit County  talks about a new mental health anti-stigma campaign.  Mary Christa Smith of Communities that Care also joins the show with insight into the programs they are bringing to the community.

In this episode of The Mountain Life Then, local Park City business owner and creative muse Jill Johnson of The Paint Mixer joins the show to discuss how she has innovated to kept her business going -- in part by taking what she does virtually to large groups.

Professional mountain biker and founder of Women in the Mountains, Erica Tingey  joins The Mountain Life this week. Tingy talks to Pete and Lynn about how to best angle your bike and body on a steep downhill switchback,  why it's okay to use flat pedals, now and forever - and much more about how to become a proficient mountain biker. Erica also highlights the program she founded in Park City after years spent as a professional mountain bike racr.