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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 - 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 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.

The Mountain Life - November 29, 2017

Nov 29, 2017

Charlie Graves, CEO of Athletic Republic, and Dr. Phil Davidson of Davidson Orthpedics will join the program to talk about the prevalence of ACL injuries in young female athletes. Then, local sports medicine physician and team doctor for the pro-cycling team, BMC, Dr. Max Testa,  joins to talk about his cycling training program using the same methodology he uses with the pro's and brings it to those trying to get a little stronger or those with competitive cycling goals. 

The Mountain Life - November 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

With ski season just about here, Lynn and Tim will speak with the Nordic Betties, a women’s cross country ski club that wants to help you foster a love of Nordic skiing. Then, November is National Alzheimer's Disease and Awareness month.  More than 5 million Americans are living with this disease and Tim and Lynn speak with  DR. GAYATRI DEVI who has written, THE SPECTRUM OF HOPE: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias.

The Mountain Life - November 8, 2017

Nov 8, 2017

On The Mountain Life  this morning, Lynn and Tim will speak with NaVee Vernon, Summit County Historian, author, curator, and documentarian committed to preserving and sharing our past. Then nurse practitioner, Marcia Scoville who will present a talk at Temple Har Shalom this evening on women health and hormones, and finally a conversation with Nadia Lopez, an inspiring inner-city principal who explores urban education in a new book she has written called THE BRIDGE TO BRILLIANCE: How One Woman and One Community Are Inspiring the World.  

The Mountain Life - November 1, 2017

Nov 1, 2017

Join The Mountain Life this morning at 9am, they'll speak with author Lydia Kang about her new book Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything. Then it’s Renee Huang to talk about her new outdoor-oriented group for women, the "Wild Women Tribe" that seeks to bring forward transformation through wilderness experiences.  Finally Katy Wang and Courtney Kaplan who will talk about the EATS Food and film weekend at the Jim Santy Auditorium this weekend.