The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney
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. 

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Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney spoke with Eileen Dunn, owner of Done To Your Taste catering. It's grown to be a competitive business and she talks about how it all got started for her, etc. Writer and adventurer Brian Benson then joins the show to talk about biking while trying to woo the love of his life.

The first guest is two time former Park City Mayor, Brad Olch. He has made many a lot of observations around the globe about what works in towns like ours.  The second guest is Greg McKewen, author of the book "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less".

First we talk with Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, theirs is a love story you need to hear directly from them to believe.  He’s one of the West Memphis three, accused and convicted of murders he doesn’t commit, she falls in love with him while in prison and lobbies for his release.  Yours for Eternity.  A love story on death row. The second guest is Dr. Katherine Beals, a sport nutritionist who focuses on eating disorders and nutrition needs of female and elite athletes.

The Mountain Life - June 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014

Today in the program, we’ll speak with Andy Hall, he’s the author of Denali’s Howl, The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America’s Wildest Peak.  It’s about the 1967 climbing expedition led by a boy form Utah, Joe Wilcox that ended in the death of seven out of the 12 climbers on the expedition. Our second guest is Michael Russer, he’s an international speaker and lecturer who talks about surviving prostate cancer, how it rendered him impotent and how he has reshaped his outlook and ability to experience intimacy in diverse ways.

First we'll speak with Philippe Petit, the "Man on Wire,"  about how walking on a tight rope between the World Trade Centers twin towers was not a daredevil act, it was a creative process.  His new book is Creativity:  The Perfect Crime. Then Jowita Bydlowska, author of the book, Drunk Mom.  It's a memoir with a simple title that says it all.  Performing the world's most important job as a drunk.  She talks about what she has learned about addiction, recovery and how she has to overcome every single day.

The Mountain Life - May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014

First Tim and Lynn speak with Heather Deford, PT, at the Park City Medical Center who specializes in women's pelvic floor. The second half of the show features Jo Becker, New York Times writer and Pulitzer prize winner - with her new book: “Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality".

 

The Mountain Life - May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014

Travis McGhee and Mike Lynch from CrossFitMiners Town and the push up fundraiser event - how many push ups can you do in 90 seconds?  All money raised goes towards the veterans organization Boot Campaign. Then Christopher Nowinski, author the Head Games:  Football's Concussion Crisis.  Nowinski can be credited with bringing awareness and exposing concussion as a public health crisis. Finally Charlie Sturgis of Mountain Trails Foundation who talks about creating a membership base and this months membership drive.

The Mountain Life - May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014

Lynn and John first welcome Joy McCarthy.  She'll bring a wealth of knowledge about simple, clean, and whole health.  We make it so complicated, but you'll love hearing from her. Then, Krista Bremer.  From free spirited, blonde surfer girl to someone who never imagined she'd find herself in what she calls an accidental Jihad, Bremer will take us through the joys, triumphs, and challenges of parrying a Muslim  and all that goes along with it.

Lynn and guest co-host John Wells spoke first with NY Times bestselling author Zac Bissonnette, author of Good Advice from Bad People:  Selected Wisdom form Murderers, Stock Swindlers, and Lance Armstrong.

In an active and  aging community like the one we live in, the health of our joints is really a top priority.  We speak with Dr. Phil Davidson, a surgeon in the Heiden Davidson Orthopedic office in Park City. He’ll join us to talk about some of the ongoing practices that give longer life to our weary and overused joints. Then, we’ll talk about Essentialism  - what do real really need in our lives to thrive.  Greg McKeown is a blogger for the Harvard Business Review and speaks all over the world.   We’ll talk to him about his new book, Essentialism:  The Discipline Pursuit of Less.

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