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. 

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

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Tim Henney and Lynn ware Peek talk air & water quality, wood burning fireplaces, car emission lights and septic tanks with Rich Bullough, director of the Summit County Health Department. The, members of the Park City High School Academic Decathlon team...it's the club a lot of adults wish they had been part of. What does it take to master at the state and national level like the PCHS team does each year?

On this show, we'll talk with Ann Ober, new to the sustainability department at City Hall, about her role in effective government,  regional transportation, and when the rubber meets the road in sustainable practices for a municipality. Then Spike Carlsen, author of "The Backyard Homestead Book of BUILDING PROJECTS", he's the home project guru.  And if that wasn't enough,  Dave Barry, humor columnist and author of more than 30 books about his latest literary endeavor, "You Can Date Boys When You're Forty". He is a funny guy, or so we are told.

Join Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek as they explore the world of bacteria inside the human mouth along with Marielle Pariseau, founder of shapingthefutureofdentistry.com 

Then Scott Escott, Trails Coordinator with Moab Trail Mix.  It's the group that builds networks of single track trails in the Moab area.  He'll talk about how they move Subaru sized boulders and how they fund the hundreds of miles of new trails.

Tim and Lynn speak with Dr. Terry Wahls, author of The Wahls Protocol, about the diet and practices she used to dampen the effects of her crippling multiple sclerosis. Then, Karin Carestia of Alpine Apothecary and Marcia Scoville of All For Women Healthcare about the connection between stress and women's hormones.

Tim and Lynn rebroadcast an interview with Daniel Pink, about his new book "To Sell Is Human". Then a conversation with Park City resident and businessman, Jim Webber, who tells us about the Nepal Cleft and Burn Center. Finally, Park City Police Chief, Wade Carpenter. He shares the police department's creative tactics and strategies.

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek talk Cross Fit, Yoga, and Climbing with Brian House of the newest gym in Park City: Alpen Fit. Follow that up with....WINE! It's master sommelier Marnie Old with the best wine book ever..really! Wine: A Tasting Course, Every Class in a Glass. This is the book to take on a weekend away with friends.

The Mountain Life - February 5, 2014

Feb 5, 2014

Lynn and Tim start the hour with Bruce Grierson, author of "What Makes Olga Run: The mystery of the 90 something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives". The second guest is David Wintzer, who talks about the Kickstarter program and how it will help his project of bringing gluten free banana flour to the world. Finally, Howard Bloom, who has been called the Darwin, Newton, Einstein and Freud of the 21st century.

Lynn and Tim talk with Tom Diegel of the Wasatch Backcountry alliance, also a conversation about the Longest Date (that would be called marriage) with NY Times bestseller and writer for Modern Family and Sex in the City, Cindy Chupack.  Then they’ll discuss the connection between - strangely enough, alcoholism and good writing, The Trip to Echo Spring, by Olivia Laing.

You know all those self help tips about how to avoid stress and be happy during the holidays?  Well, Tim and Lynn talk to an expert, Nefertiti Bruce, who says – forget that and remember that we all really want to experience during the holidays. Then, Carl Ingwell of Clean Air Now, who talks about the Salt Lake inversion and how Santa Claus distributed candy canes and air masks. Then, Ben Schott, author of “Schottenfreude:  German Words for the Human Condition.”

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk with Paul Diegel, director of the friends of the Utah Avalanche Center joining us to talk about snow science, scary avalanches and how the forest service employs avalanche forecasters. Then, New York Times bestselling author, Simon Garfield, letter writer extraordinaire, who will talk about a lost art and his new book, "To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing". Finally, Daniel Pink, author of the book, now in paperback, "To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others".

 

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