The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney

 On the Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney explore a wide variety of topics from health, fitness and nutrition to parenting, lifestyle and education. Lynn Ware Peek is an endurance athlete. and lover of the mountain lifestyle. Tim Henney is also an endurance athlete, an advocate of healthy whole-lifestyle, and sits on the Park City City Council.  

For inquiries and guests and content, contact Lynn directly at lynn@kpcw.org.

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The Mountain Life - March 12, 2014

Mar 12, 2014

Tim and Lynn speak with Dr. Terry Wahls, author of The Wahls Protocol, about the diet and practices she used to dampen the effects of her crippling multiple sclerosis. Then, Karin Carestia of Alpine Apothecary and Marcia Scoville of All For Women Healthcare about the connection between stress and women's hormones.

The Mountain Life - March 5, 2014

Mar 5, 2014

Tim and Lynn rebroadcast an interview with Daniel Pink, about his new book "To Sell Is Human". Then a conversation with Park City resident and businessman, Jim Webber, who tells us about the Nepal Cleft and Burn Center. Finally, Park City Police Chief, Wade Carpenter. He shares the police department's creative tactics and strategies.

The Mountain Life - February 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek talk Cross Fit, Yoga, and Climbing with Brian House of the newest gym in Park City: Alpen Fit. Follow that up with....WINE! It's master sommelier Marnie Old with the best wine book ever..really! Wine: A Tasting Course, Every Class in a Glass. This is the book to take on a weekend away with friends.

The Mountain Life - February 5, 2014

Feb 5, 2014

Lynn and Tim start the hour with Bruce Grierson, author of "What Makes Olga Run: The mystery of the 90 something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives". The second guest is David Wintzer, who talks about the Kickstarter program and how it will help his project of bringing gluten free banana flour to the world. Finally, Howard Bloom, who has been called the Darwin, Newton, Einstein and Freud of the 21st century.

The Mountain Life - January 8, 2014

Jan 8, 2014
courtesy Wasatch Backcountry Alliance

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk with Tom Diegel of the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance, also a conversation about The Longest Date: Life as a Wife with New York Times bestseller and writer for Modern Family and Sex in the City, Cindy Chupack.  Then they’ll discuss the connection between - strangely enough, alcoholism and good writing, The Trip to Echo Spring, by Olivia Laing.

The Mountain Life - December 18, 2013

Dec 18, 2013

You know all those self help tips about how to avoid stress and be happy during the holidays?  Well, Tim and Lynn talk to an expert, Nefertiti Bruce, who says – forget that and remember that we all really want to experience during the holidays. Then, Carl Ingwell of Clean Air Now, who talks about the Salt Lake inversion and how Santa Claus distributed candy canes and air masks. Then, Ben Schott, author of “Schottenfreude:  German Words for the Human Condition.”

The Mountain Life - December 4, 2013

Dec 4, 2013
courtesy of Utah Avalanche Center

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk with Paul Diegel, director of the friends of the Utah Avalanche Center joining us to talk about snow science, scary avalanches and how the forest service employs avalanche forecasters. Then, New York Times bestselling author, Simon Garfield, letter writer extraordinaire, who will talk about a lost art and his new book, To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing. Finally, Daniel Pink, author of the book, now in paperback, To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others.

 

The Mountain Life - November 27, 2013

Nov 28, 2013

Today, we’ll be joined by Carolyn Rose, director of Nursing at Summit County Health Department.  Carolyn will be one of the panelists at the KPCW Community Forum on the Affordable Health Care on December 2nd.Then Lisa Bishop Forbes, winemaker at Chalk Hill Estates in Sonoma, California to talk about wine pairings for the holidays and other fun old fashioned yet trendy currents within the wine world. Finally, Dana Goodyear,  staff writer for the New Yorker who will talk about her book, “Anything That Moves,”  Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture.

The Mountain Life - November 20, 2013

Nov 21, 2013

On this week's show, Season 11 winner of "Biggest Loser", Olivia Ward and Dr. Kathleen Kobashi, an accomplished urologist, discusses the embarrassing health struggles some women face. Then, Jack O'Brien, author of "The De-Textbook: the Stuff You Didn't Know About the Stuff You Thought You Knew". Finally, Carol Masheter, author of "No Magic Helicopter: An Aging Amazon's Climb Of Everest", talks about her 9th summit at age 67.

The Mountain Life - November 6, 2013

Nov 6, 2013

Tim and Lynn speak with Todd Henneman, 20-year bike shop manager at Jan's Mountain Outfitters, who has left to open his own business at Kimball Junction called Storm Cycles.  Then, Julia Geisler from the Salt Lake Climbers’ Alliance to talk about Thursday’s Reel Rock movie this week and the alliance’s efforts to protect and enhance climbing routes in the Wasatch.

Then they’ll talk with bestselling author Bob Burg, about how to win people over without manipulation or coercion – his new book “Adversaries into Allies.”

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