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 a local news reporter for KPCW, as well as 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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Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Danny Warner, CEO of Chateau Recovery, an  addiction and mental health treatment center in Midway. 

Then it’s a new fitness program in Park City;  Orange Theory Fitness, we’ll speak with owners Jill and Lucas Sanchez and Tempe O’Connell.

And Livi Andreini and Marta Myshrall from the Teen Council at Park City High school talk about the screening of The Hunting Ground on Thursday, May 17th and about sexual assault, consent, and a conversation they will host all next week, Healthy Relationship week. 

  Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with evolutionary biologist, paleontologist, science communicator, and advocate for connecting with nature - Scott Sampson.  He'll be in town on May 11 for the Summit Land Conservancy breakfast at Deer Valley. 

Then a quick peek at the Cycling Chicks fashion show on May 10 at Athletic Republic with Debbie Drain.  

Finally, Mark Wolynn, author of It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle.

Richard Louv

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with the equestrian community of Park City about inclusion in the Recreation Master Plan.  Then, a conversation with Devery Karz, who just won a spot to represent the U.S. at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the sport of rowing.  Finally, the man who coined the term, "Nature Deficit Disorder," Richard Louv.  He talks about his new book, Vitamin N:  The Essential Guide to a Nature Rich Life.

  Today on the program Lynn and Tim speak with Dr. Wendy Suzuki, who takes them through the connection between brain health and overall well-being. Her new book is Health Brain, Happy Life: Activate your Brain and Do Everything Better.

The second guests on the program are Steve Hough and Mike Motyka who discuss a local hydroponics business that’s producing greens, possibly in your neighborhood in Park City.

The final guest on the program is Ken Ilgunas discussing  his epic, never done before, and sort of illegal hike across the heartland. 

  Today on the program Tim and Monika speak with participants from Running with Ed.  This community event raises thousands of dollars for local education.

The second guest is Sheri Fisher from Tadasana Yoga in Park City talking about the 40-Days to Personal Revolution Program.

Finally Tim visits with Adam Shell, the director of Pursuing Happiness; a documentary film that he says is full of pleasant surprises. 

  Today on the program Tim and Lynn talk Parenting – in a way that teaches children to think for themselves.  Education expert Heather Shumaker is the first guest. Heather writes about what she calls renegade parenting and rules for raising confident, creative kids.

Then endocrinologist Dr. David Ludwig tells us we can reprogram our metabolism.  Dr. Ludwig gives the science behind – it’s we eat, not how much we eat, that determines our metabolism.

Finally an interview with Dr. Robert Melillo, who explores a new food plan for those on the autism spectrum.   

  The first guest on the program is Dr. Kelly Brogan, a Manhattan based holistic women’s health psychiatrist and coeditor of the landmark textbook Integrative Therapies for Depression. Dr. Brogan joins us to talk about her book, A Mind of Your Own: The Truth about Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives.

  Today, Brian McInerney from the National Weather Service joins Nell and Chris to discuss this past winter’s weather and climate.  Then Professor Terry Mesmer and Brandon Flack talk about Sage Grouse.  Finally Seth Bockholt brings us up to date on the latest trends in landscape architecture. 

On the program today, author Chuck Newhall brings his story of perseverance in the face of insurmountable odds and offers a guiding hand to others who are facing challenges on the battlefield, boardroom or back at home in a discussion of his book Fearful Odds..

Then we are joined by Barbara Bradley Hagerty. Barbara spent nearly twenty years as a correspondent for NPR and penned the NYT bestselling Fingerprints of God. She’s with us to talk about Midlife, the subject of her new book, Life Reimagined.

  This week on the Mountain Life, we speak with Devoted 2 Children, a Park City based nonprofit that supports an orphanage in Haiti.  There’s a fundraiser on Sunday at the Shop Yoga Studio from 1-3pm – a Family Fun-draiser. 

Then, there’s a new doctor in town, Gastroenterologist Dr. Aga Bednarz.  If you haven’t scheduled a colonoscopy yet, and you’re 50 – now’s the time.

Finally, award winning comedic actress Lauren Weedman on her book, Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having it All From Someone Who is Not Okay.

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