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.  

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Today on the program Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney take a look at Cross Fit Minerstown and a new program being adopted there by owner and founder Mike Lynch.  In the second segment, they talk with author Dr. Shimi Kang, a Harvard trained child and adult psychiatrist, and expert in human motivation who has written the book, The Self Motivated Kid: How to Raise Happy, Healthy Children who Know What They Want and Go After It (without being told).

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Today in the program, Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak about a little known concept – a breast milk donation bank – taking shape at the Park City Medical Center.  Nikki Thorsen and Taylor Hanton join us to talk about how these banks save lives. 

Then Aspen Matis joins us to share, Girl in the Woods, her memoir of trauma and salvation.

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Today The Mountain Life really is about lifestyle: hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with bestselling author of the book Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, about her new book, Big Magic:  Creative Living Beyond Fear

Then Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, one of the leaders of the Tiny House Movement, comes on and he’s on a mission: to scour the world over for the most creative, most awesome tiny structures in existence. He talks about his new book, Micro Shelters:  59 creative cabins, tiny houses, tree houses, and other small structures. 

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Angela Rose, executive director of PAVE, Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment, joins hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney on The Mountain Life. Rose speaks nationally on the subject of body awareness, boundaries and consent that helps parents and educators have productive conversations with young people that can help prevent and deal with the effects of sexual assault.

In the second segment of the program Jennifer Mulholland and Terry Sidford stop by to talk about their upcoming event – The Passion Experience.

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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

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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.

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