The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

The Mountain Life hosts Lynn Ware Peek & Pete Stoughton explore a wide variety of topics from health, fitness, and nutrition to parenting, lifestyle, and education. Lynn Ware Peek and Pete Stoughton are endurance athletes and lovers of the mountain lifestyle.

For inquiries and guests and content, contact Lynn directly at lynn@kpcw.org or Pete directly at pwstoughton@gmail.com.

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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.

In this episode of The Mountain Life host of the popular Nothing Much Happens podcast, Kathryn Nicolai shares the indispensable toolkit for relaxing body and mind to help fall asleep. Kathryn and Lynn have a conversation about sleep. How important it is, why we don't get enough of it, and how to fix that. 

  In this episode of  The Mountain Life  Lynn Ware Peek's guest is  Triple amputee Dr. Linda K. Olson. She joins the show to discuss her memoir, GONE: A Memoir of Love, Body, and Taking Back My Life . The inspiring true story begins when Linda is hit by a train after her car stalls on the tracks and about how she learned to walk with prostheses, change diapers and insert IVs with one hand.

In this rebroadcast episode of The Mountain Life, Lynn Ware Peek speaks with:

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.

Coach and athlete Adam Loomis is the guest on this episode of The Mountain Life. Adam competed on the US Nordic Combined team for six years and is now a record holding ultra-runner and local Nordic combined coach. He holds the fastest known time on the Teton Crest trail, a 40-mile trail across the Tetons Mountains in Wyoming.   

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.

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