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.

  Heinrich Deters of Park City Municipal and Charlie Sturgis of Mountain Trails Foundation join the show to introduce a new randomized City survey on electric mountain bikes and distinguish that survey from the Mountain Trails survey from late last year. Should electric mountain bikes (E-MTB's) be allowed beyond the streets of Park City and onto the non-motorized single track? After all, an E-MTB has a motor.

   Brooke Barker and Boaz Frankel (a married couple) —  have co-written a book about love called Let's Be Weird Together. It is a celebration of the universal phenomenon that couples bring out the best in each other, but also the weirdest. Boaz, who is also the host of the Pedal Powered Talk show in Portland, joins us to talk about the book. 






Psychotherapist Philippa Perry joins The Mountain Life to explore her new book, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (And Your Children Will be Glad That You Did). She’s witty and she’s humorous, but she’s not judging you or telling you what you should do.

Nutrition researcher and NYTimes bestselling author Neal Barnard, MD, joins The Mountain Life. His new book, Your Body In Balance, demonstrates how foods affect our hormones—and our health. Dr.

Joining The Mountain Life are Allie and Brian Hagen, parents of a five-year old son with autism spectrum disorder. The Hagens have founded the Wasatch Back Autism Support Group for those caring for children with autism in Summit & Wasatch Counties to come together to share resources, experiences, and provide peer to peer support. 1 in 54 children in Utah is identified as having autism spectrum disorder, and the prevalence of autism is higher in Utah than the national average, which is 1 in 68 children.

 Park City resident Cami Richardson joins The Mountain Life. Cami is a book author who chronicles her life as a parent, a firefighter, a successful business executive and entrepreneur who came out as transgender at the age of 63. Cami's book is Do You Know Who I Once Was? It’s a story of an unlikely journey to be one’s true self. 




Eric Nuzum joins The Mountain Life. Eric is a media consultant and podcast creator, and has created some of NPR's most successful podcasts. Americans love podcasts! In fact, almost half regularly tune in to the more than 750,000 shows currently available. And podcast production is booming — about 2,000 new podcasts are created every week.

Dr. Michael Pestotnik joins  The Mountain Life. Dr. Petotnik is an internal medicine physician at University of Utah Health Redstone Health Center, and he specializes in the healthy heart.

Award-winning neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin, PhD, joins The Mountain Life. Levitin is the bestselling author of This is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind. He explores the new science of aging in Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives.  At age 84, the Dalai Lama released his 125th book.

The Mountain Life welcomes Dr. Anisha Patel, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University and leader of Stanford’s pediatric sugar research program. Dr.

The Mountain Life speaks with Dr. Will Cole, one of the nation’s leading functional medicine experts. His new book is The Inflammation Spectrum: Find Your Food Triggers and Reset Your System. Did you know that every food you eat is either feeding inflammation or fighting it?

  The Mountain Life welcomes guest Dr. Adam Hill who tells the harrowing story of a doctor in recovery for alcoholism, depression, and burnout, who after losing a mentor to suicide, works to make his profession more empathetic and conscious of the need for self-care. The story is his personal story, and we hear about how his book is really a road map for better practices at a time when he says doctors around the world are struggling in silence.

You'll find Park City Horse Experience founder, Chilean-born Alejandra Lara in the hinterland of Park City, on her horse — and bringing others into the world that she has known most of the her life. It’s about the healing experience that horses bring; she says that horses mirror accurately what your body, emotions, energy , and thoughts are telling them. She talks about how their non-judgmental honesty makes them especially effective messengers.

Buster Benson joins The Mountain Life. Buster is an entrepreneur and a former product leader at Amazon and Twitter. He's editor of Better Humans publication on Medium and the author of the Cognitive Bias cheat sheet with over one million reads. He joins to talk about his new book, Why Are We Yelling?