The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

 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 sports massage therapist. Tim Henney is also an endurance athlete and an advocate of healthy whole-lifestyle. 

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Labor Day weekend means it’s time for the  Park City Pont-2-Point mountain bike endurance slug fest. Organizer Jay Burke spoke with Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney  about the event coming up this weekend.  This morning's second guest was Stephen J. Dubner who has compiled a new book, When to Rob A Bank: and 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-intended Rants. The final guest Dr. Dana Suskind who spoke of the her book, Thirty Million  Words - Building a Childs Brain.

Park City Medical Center

This morning, we speak with Dr. Garrett Davis - he's the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the Rosenburg, Cooley, Metcalf Clinic at the Park City Medical Clinic. He specializes in hips and knees.

Then, it's Blake Summers, education committee member of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance to talk about the Craggin Classic Climbing event


In this episode of The Mountain Life, Lynn Ware Peek and guest host Carolyn Frankenburg take a look at micronutrients – vitamins and minerals and how 90 percent of Americans, according to our guests Dr. Jayson Calton and nutritionist Mira Calton, are deficient in at least one of these heath promoting elements.  What are the essential micronutrients, and how do we get them in our  diets?  Or do we? 

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney are joined by local trail gurus, Charlie Sturgis of the Mountain Trails Foundation and Bob Radke of Snyderville Basin Recreation District, national trail guru Rich Cook, development director for IMBA, (International Mountain Biking Association) who hails from Boulder, Colorado on a special call-in show.  The Mountain Life invites the community to talk all things trails - from etiquette to sustainable trails to user groups and trail directions - plus listener questions.

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek  explore the possible benefits, as well as negative impacts, from the use of medical marijuana with Dr. David Casarett, author of, Stoned: A Doctor’s Case For Medical Marijuana.

In today's show, Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Travis and Shawnie Bray, the founders of The Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation and it’s the three-year anniversary of the foundation and the second year since they relocated to Park City.

This summer seems to have hit those with allergies hard.  And it’s tended to hit those without allergies hard – in other words, we’ve seen, very anecdotally – people being severely affected by allergies who’ve never experienced symptoms before.  What triggers allergies…then what can allergies trigger?  What are some of the side effects and how do we effectively control allergies without being drugged up for most of our favorite season? Tim and Lynn are  joined by allergist and immunologist Dr.

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Jay Burke, the Utah area representative of the new Big Life Magazine and the founder and race director of the Park City Point to Point Race.  Big Life Mag is relevant, a beautiful mix of graphics and design, hip and intelligent, and delves into life in all its aspects in Sun Valley, Jackson, and Park City. 

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek  speak with Dr Joe Ferriter about his upcoming stress management course. It's free..and stress free! Then, The Good Shufu, Tracy Slater, about literature, writing, and
finding an unlikely Japan.

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek speak with  New York Times bestselling author Ken Robinson whose 2006 TED Talk, How Schools Killed Creativity, has had over 31 million views and remains the most viewed TED talk of all time. Sir Ken joins us to talk about his latest book, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education.