Charlie Sturgis

On today's program, Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation has his weekly update. Wasatch County Planning Director Doug Smith and Don Taylor with Wasatch Trails Association have update on the Heber Valley unified trails master plan. Park City Council Member Liza Simpson reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's City Council meeting. Marshall Moore the Marketing Consultant for Park City Film Studios talks about Sunday's premiere of Blood and Oil and Sandy Geldhof and Hatch Haslock have details on the September 30th fundraiser for Sam Jackenthal and family.

Leslie Thatcher

It's been in the planning stages for decades and the first portion of what's called the WOW Trail is now open for riding. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

On today's Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher speak to Charlie Sturgis of Mountain Trails Foundation. Park City Council Member Dick Peek has an update from Thursday's meeting and Colin Hilton and Marc Norman with the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation talk about the newest attraction at the park - Extreme Tubing!

On today's program, Charlie Sturgis has this week's trail report. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber and School Board member Tania Knauer and Phil Kaplan discuss the master plan and proposed bond election. Park City Council Member Liza Simpson has an update from Thursday's meeting and Josh Hockman is awarded $200 for his winning summer cocktail, The Evangaline.

In today's podcast of The Mountain Life, Anneli Rufus is here to share the secrets of her latest book, Unworthy: How to Stop Hating Yourself. Then Charlie Sturgis, executive director of The Mountain Trails Foundation, is in to talk a little May Madness, proper wet weather trail etiquette, and odd-even dog days. It's all things trails. Finally, investigative reporter Stephen Yafa talks about his book, Grain of Truth: The Real Case for and Against Wheat and Gluten.

The Tour des Suds will be postponed again. The new date is October 5. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Summer time trail projects and repairs are underway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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.

With thousands of people taking to the trails each day around Park City, the Mountain Trails Foundation is looking for more trail users to be come trail members. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

With the increasing popularity of electric powered bikes, expect the controversy about whether they're allowed on local trails to ensue soon. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.