KPCW The Mountain Life 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 an endurance athlete. and lover of the mountain lifestyle. Tim Henney is also an endurance athlete, an advocate of healthy whole-lifestyle, and sits on the Park City City Council.
KPCW The Mountain Life

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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 an endurance athlete. and lover of the mountain lifestyle. Tim Henney is also an endurance athlete, an advocate of healthy whole-lifestyle, and sits on the Park City City Council.

Most Recent Episodes

Park City's Dianette Wells Competes In Upcoming Amazon Prime Eco-Challenge Show

Park City resident, mountaineer and adventure racer Dianette Wells joins The Mountain Life. Wells has climbed the Seven Summits and will appears in the Amazon Prime Video show Eco-Challenge which debuts in August. The show details the 2019 race Eco-Challenge that took place in Fiji. We talk to her about training in Park City, and the appeal of a sport in which you are lost most of the time and are racing through the middle of the night without sleep.

Park City's Dianette Wells Competes In Upcoming Amazon Prime Eco-Challenge Show

What Happens To The Adult Children Of "Gray Divorce" Is Often Overlooked

The Mountain Life speaks with psychologist Carol Hughes and family therapist Bruce Fredenburg who discuss their book, Home Will Never Be The Same Again: A Guide for Adult Children of Gray Divorce. Every year in the U.S., over 600,000 people age 50 years and older file for divorce - and researchers project that by 2030 this number will grow by one third. It has grown so rapidly that sociologists have already coined a term for it — the "gray divorce revolution."

What Happens To The Adult Children Of "Gray Divorce" Is Often Overlooked

Local Olympian Talks About How to Keep Fit

Local Olympian Liz Stephen joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life to discuss what a former international cross country skiing competitor does now to keep herself fit and healthy.

You're Never Too Old to Start Running

Professional runner and Jaybird Ambassador Brian Tolbert joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life. Brian is a local Wasatch ultrarunner, part of the Black Arrows Run Crew, and a former elite cyclist that decided his mid 30s would be a great time to teach himself how to run.

Local Mountain Guide Alisha Niswander Conquers "Everesting" Challenge On Foot

Local adventure guide Alisha Niswander joins The Mountain Life to discuss her guide company, Mountain Vista Touring which she Founded in 2004. Since she is d riven by a passion for the outdoors and a passion for people, a guiding business has proved to be a great fit. She recently completed a goal of "everesting" on foot, and decided that 29,029 feet of vertical in a week wasn't enough, so she completed 37,000 vertical feet in that week and can still stand to talk about it.

Local Mountain Guide Alisha Niswander Conquers "Everesting" Challenge On Foot

Personality Tests Don't Tell the Whole Story

Organizational psychologist Dr. Benjamin Hardy joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life . Dr. Hardy is the bestselling author of Willpower Doesn't Work . His blog is read monthly by millions of people and he has written a new book: Personality Isn't Permanent: Break Free from Self-Limiting Beliefs and Rewrite Your Story . It may just debunk the Meyer's Briggs test that has pinned you as an introvert.

Talking Cycling with Keegan Swenson

World record holder and professional mountain biker Keegan Swenson joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life . Keegan is the most decorated cyclist to come out of Park City where he was born and raised. Now a Heber resident, he will tell the story of how he set a world record on Pine Canyon Road, between Midway and Bonanza Flat, several weeks ago, to raised money for MS.

Addressing the Lack of Heathcare for Some Across the World

Neurosurgeon Dr. Aaron Berkowitz joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life. Berkowitz takes it to heart that four billion people lack access to healthcare worldwide. He has written a book about his experiences including helping one man from Haiti with the largest brain tumor any of his medical colleagues had ever seen and the story that evolves from there. His new book is called ONE BY ONE BY ONE: Making a Small Difference Amid a Billion Problems .

The Practice of "Depth Psychiatry"

Dr. Brian Stafford , a psychiatrist and public health expert, joins The Mountain Life . Dr. Stafford practices "depth psychiatry," he is also a wilderness guide, ecotherapist, poet, essayist, and agent of human and cultural transformation. He joins to talk about his practice and also the free webinar he is giving on Thursday, Jun 11 in partnership with Dr. Babbie Lester and Mountain Sage and Communities that Care called, " Rewilding and Ensouling Mental Health and Wellness ."

How To Move Towards Soul And Away From Focus On Productivity In Our Wisdom Years

Today, Dr. Charles Garfield , author of OUR WISDOM YEARS: Growing Older with Joy, Fulfillment, Resilience, and No Regrets join The Mountain Life . Dr. Garfield is also the founder of The Shanti Project , which builds human connections to reduce isolation, and which now provides practical support to older and vulnerable adults who are housebound during the Coronavirus pandemic.

How To Move Towards Soul And Away From Focus On Productivity In Our Wisdom Years

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