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 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".

 

Today, we’ll be joined by Carolyn Rose, director of Nursing at Summit County Health Department.  Carolyn will be one of the panelists at the KPCW Community Forum on the Affordable Health Care on December 2nd.Then Lisa Bishop Forbes, winemaker at Chalk Hill Estates in Sonoma, California to talk about wine pairings for the holidays and other fun old fashioned yet trendy currents within the wine world. Finally, Dana Goodyear,  staff writer for the New Yorker who will talk about her book, “Anything That Moves,”  Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture.

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.

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.”

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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