Sep 04, 2013 — A Vermont writer's latest book focuses on his solo trek through one of the most remote parts of the Adirondacks. Todd Moe talks with Walt McLaughlin about The Allure of Deep Woods, which details his solitary hike on the Northville-Placid Trail. McLaughlin has hiked Vermont's Long Trail end-to-end, through the Northeast and the Alaskan bush. He's written about his outdoor experiences in Adirondac, Vermont Life, The New York Conservationist and many other periodicals. McLaughlin told Todd Moe that his writings often reflect on the importance of wildness.