On The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek & Pete Stoughton explore a wide variety of topics from health, fitness, and nutrition to parenting, lifestyle, and education. Peek and Stoughton are endurance athletes and lovers of the mountain lifestyle.
The Mountain Life | August 17, 2022
In this episode of The Mountain Life Wednesday Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Sarah Ervin's guests include:(0:59) Psychologist and author Dr. Melissa Goldberg Mintz , who will discuss a guide for parents and caregivers of children who have been traumatized -- how to recognize it and what to do to promote healing and recovery. He talks about her new book HAS YOUR CHILD BEEN TRAUMATIZED? How to Know and What to do to Promote Healing and RecoveryThen (22:42) Chad Brackelsburg, director of Utah Avalanche Center who talks about one of the best fundraising parties of the year coming up on September 8, it's the 29th annual Backcountry Benefit. Finally, (35:54) Chris Magerl, director of the Summit Challenge which takes place on Saturday, August 27. This fully-supported ride through the scenic mountains of Northern Utah raises money for the National Ability Center's adaptive cycling and mountain bike programs.
The Mountain Life | August 10, 2022
Today on the Mountain Life, host Lynn Ware Peek's guests include (01:02) Dr. Lynne Fenton, the psychiatrist blamed for the Aurora shooter’s massacre who joins to tell her story and presents her road map to prevent future mass shootings. (24:44) Then, writer, educator, and literacy advocate Maya Payne Smart who challenges our current approach to literacy - arguing that it offers too little, too late. She discusses her new book, Reading for Our Lives: A Literacy Action Plan from Birth to Six. It is a guide for parents.
The Mountain Life | August 3, 2022
This week on The Mountain Life, author (00:48) Joanne Tubbs Kelly sheds light on an important, often taboo, topic — medical aid in dying. Joanne talks about her memoir, Walking Him Home helping my husband die with dignity, which brings her very personal story and journey as she helped her husband die. Then, (25:38) Connor Ryan, a Protect Our Winters (POW) athlete and skier, joins the show. He hails from mixed heritage - Lakota and Irish. This informs his lust for wide-open spaces, big mountains, and traditional ceremonies.
The Mountain Life | July 27, 2022
On today's episode of The Mountain Life, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek's guests include: (01:01) Mexican-American Poet & Novelist Erika L. Sánchez joins the show to introduce her new memoir, Crying In The Bathroom, in which no subject is off-limits—including sex, shame (and how they intersect for Latina women), feminism, depression, gender norms, beauty standards, ambition, and race. (25:38) Then, a conversation about mental health in the Wasatch Back with two women, Linda Graves and Pamella Bello, whose passion and efforts to destigmatize and promote prevention bring our community towards greater understanding and increased services.
The Mountain Life | July 20, 2022
This week on The Mountain Life, hosts Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek's guests include: (00:52) The executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Program on Religion and Society, Simran Jeet Singh, who joins to talk about his new book, The Light We Give, and a life of connection and a commitment to justice. Then (27:47), local resident Eric Cylvick who is a professional recreationalist in the biggest sense of the word. He created ZipRider ziplines; you’ve probably found yourself soaring down one of his company’s ziplines in Park City or around the globe.
The Mountain Life | July 13, 2022
This week on The Mountain Life hosts Pete Stoughton and guest co-host Sarah Ervin speak with: (01:44) Author Wade Rouse who tells the poignant story of being a queer kid in a conservative community in the Ozarks and his relationship with his father. Then about his new book, a fiction published with the pen name of his grandmother, Viola Shipman, The Edge Of Summer. (24:20) Then, Team USA's Sarah Cummings, an All-American at Princeton in the 10,000 meter run, now a local Park City resident and rated one of the top ultra-runners in the world.
Amazingly important and enjoyable
The interviews are life affirming highly intelligent, and valuable to any community member weather in Park city or abroad. These people put on a top rated show that his only enhanced my life to listen to it