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.  

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Lynn and Tim first speak with Michael Finkel about his book, The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit, the story of a man who walked into the woods at age 20 and for 27 years spoke to no one. Then they interview Dar Williams, the renowned folk musician, social justice activist and environmentalist who performs at the Eccles Center this weekend. 

The Mountain Life - February 14, 2108

Feb 14, 2018

Tim and Lynn discuss the culture of rudeness with Danny Wallace. In his latest book, F You Very Much, the award-winning author, filmmaker, comedian, actor and host turns his incisive and hysterical insights to a common human epidemic... rudeness. Then it's the monthly art-and-culture segment with Rayna Wiles, an experienced designer and graphic recorder, who will explain how to use “design thinking” approaches and “visual recording” strategies to tackle community challenges. Finally, Dr.

The Mountain Life - February 7, 2018

Feb 7, 2018

Lynn and Tim’s first guest is Emily Byrne, who discusses the merits of a well-placed swearword! Her new book is Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language.  Then, local professional skier Alex Schlopy shares his story of skiing success followed by drug addiction, depression and attempted suicide, and also his current mission to help others.

The Mountain Life - January 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018

On this morning's show, Lynn and Tim discuss the latest scientific research and ancient Ayurvedic wisdom with Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, author of Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life.  Then Jill Johnson, owner of The Paint Mixer, talks about the creative spark that's available to all of us. Finally, it's an update from Abby Ringquist, a Parkite who's headed to the Olympics as the top ski jumper on the U.S. women's team.

The Mountain Life - January 17, 2018

Jan 17, 2018

On today’s show, Tim and Lynn explore the connection of arts and culture to our mountain lifestyle, curated by the Park City Summit County Arts Council.  It's a two-part conversation with a focus on food.  Art and culture can influence activism, and how that's ringing true in Park City, with a newly formed group that hopes to tackle the food waste issue, inspired by a documentary screened at the Park City Film Series. Next, it's all about art and food with Adam Ross, owner/chef at Twisted Fern.

The Mountain Life - January 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018

Lynn and Tim discuss how people achieve, express and maintain "undue influence" over the lives of others with Paul Grosswald of New Jersey Safe & Sound. Then Dave Hanscom, Race Director of the Wasatch Citizens Series, previews this winter's schedule, including Saturday's race at the White Pine track. Last, author Dr. Valter Longo discusses his new book, The Longevity Diet, featuring the 5-Day Fasting-Mimicking Diet. 

The Mountain Life - January 3, 2018

Jan 3, 2018

Tim and Lynn speak with life coach and bestselling author Tama Kieves, who discusses how to overcome the illusory fear of risk in order to thrive through uncertainty.  Then you'll hear a conversation about a family who learned how to thrive through a harrowing time -- the Holocaust -- and who ultimately reunited. A granddaughter, Georgia Hunter, tells the journey of her family in a new book, "We Were the Lucky Ones."

The Mountain Life - December 27, 2017

Dec 27, 2017

On today's show Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek  speak with Dr. Rachel Herz, a neuroscientist specializing in perception and emotion, about her new book "WHY YOU EAT WHAT YOU EAT: The Science Behind Our Relationship with Food".  Food lovers, here's the surprising science behind our relationship with food. Then ABC news anchor Dan Harris joins them to discuss his new book "Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics" a follow up novel to his book "10% Happier".

 

The Mountain Life - December 20, 2017

Dec 20, 2017

  

On The Mountain Life , Tim and Lynn speak with Georgetown University professor, Abigail Marsh, about the one emotion that connects us all, from altruists to psychopaths, and everyone in between. She has written a book called, The Fear Factor.  Then, a conversation with local psychotherapist Archibald Wright of Red Willow Counseling and Recovery in Park City.  He explores what is behind our addictions and how to recover, whether the addiction is to substances, or to processes like spending, work, gambling, sex, love or co-dependency.

The Mountain Life - December 13, 2017

Dec 13, 2017

On The Mountain Life Lynn and Tim are joined by Paul Tan, local film producer, actor, writer and past producer of the Park City Follies to discuss The Art of Story. Also, POWDR corp is redefining the Lifestyle recreation business. Jody Churich, COO of the Woodward Division and COO of the Resort Division Tim Brennwald share the vision POWDR corp has for the industry and the platform they are using to bring it to fruition.

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