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

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

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Healthy Lifestyle
11:12 am
Thu November 21, 2013

The Mountain Life - November 20, 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.

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Healthy Lifestyle
10:26 am
Wed November 6, 2013

The Mountain Life - November 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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Luxury Travel
6:37 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Luxury Travel Specialist Pam Danziger Offers Advice

As Park City works to increase the number of destination skier visits, an expert in the luxury travel business offered advice last week on how to attract those people who have more money to spend. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Healthy Lifestyle
5:06 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

The Mountain Life - October 23, 2013

First, Susan Odell of Foodell.com and Ann Bloomquist talk about the EATS program in the local schools – about how healthy food can make it into the schools. Then, a conversation with Dr. Robynne Chutkan, author of the widely acclaimed book, “Gut Bliss: A 10-Day Plan to Ban Bloat, Flush Toxins, and Dump Your Digestive Baggage—the Healthy Way." Finally, local landscape architect Alex Stoy of Mountain Miners Landscaping who has taken water conservation in landscaping to a new level. 

Due to technical difficulties, only the conversation with Robynne Chutkan is on the audio file.

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:25 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

The Mountain Life - October 16, 2013

Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell, both Wall Street Journal reporters who wrote on the Lance Armstrong doping scandal as it was breaking,  talk about their just released new book: “Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever.” Then Jake Hutchinson, Avalanche Safety Expert joined to talk about snow science and snow safety. Finally, a conversation with Patty Chang Anker about her book,  “Some Nerve: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave."

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:10 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

The Mountain Life - October 9, 2013

Today in the program, we’ll talk comedy with Park City’s own Stacy Dymalski and Tony Oros, who have banded together in a new comedy act called Dueling Cheeses. Then we will speak with Shawnie and Travis Bray, directors of a new foundation that has just surfaced in Park City.  This is about Hereditary Colon Cancer and a fundraiser that features a 21 day commitment that every one of us can participate in. Then Dr. Brad Lester of Mtn Sage Natural Health about how naturopathic medicine has been brought into the national spotlight.

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Healthy Lifestyle
1:19 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

The Mountain Life - October 2, 2013

Today in the program we are talking about where religion and spiritualtiy cross paths with Rick Earnst of the Park City Community Church. Then, a philosophical conundrum...The Trolley Problem.  Or Would you Throw the Fat Guy off the Bridge?  This is a conversation with the NY times bestselling author, Thomas Cathcart about what determines our ethical decisions.  Then a conversation about the most essential components to life…water.  We’ll be joined by Zach Frankel, executive director of the Utah Rivers council about what real conservation means.

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Healthy Lifestyle
5:10 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

The Mountain Life - September 18, 2013

Park City School District Counselors, Sam Walsh and Willow Amendola talk about the school's major campaign to bring awareness to teen suicide. Then, film critic Molly Haskell, talks about her new book "My Brother, My Sister, Story of a Transformation", discussing her brother who underwent gender reassignment.

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:57 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

The Mountain Life - September 11, 2013

Today's show starts out with the health aspects of golf, with Eric Karshner of the Park Meadows Country Club. Then, Charlie Sturgis from Mountain Trails Foundation talks about the rd annual Tour De Suds. That is followed by an interview with writer, Tama Kieves "Inspired and Unstoppable: Wildly Succeeding in Your Life's Work". Finally, chef and author, Tracy Griffith of "Stealth Health, Lunches Kids Love".

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:15 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

The Mountain Life - August 21, 2013

Today's show starts out with Matthew Kohut, co-author, with John Neffinger of "Compelling People: Hidden Qualities that Make Us Influential". Then, a talk about "Up Your Score: ATC"." A book by Chris Arp,on how to outsmart the ACT.

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