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Welcome to Backwoods Mercantile

We’re your location for products such as: survival equipment, survival kits, gear, water purification, dvds, books, how-to books, on a wide variety of topics including gardening, camping, travel, sustainable living information, etc... Shop online and we’ll ship it to you right away.

We're from the same family that continues to bring you Backwoodsman Magazine, founded in 1979, a bi-monthly publication dedicated to the preservation of Old Frontier living, primitive living skills, tool and weapons lore, and wilderness survival. Each issue is packed with information, projects and adventures associated with this unique period of North American history. You can subscribe to the Backwoodsman here. It is also located in many newsstands, and stores found throughout the world.

We've created this online market with newly invented survival products along with some of your old favorites. Click on Shop Backwoods and then choose a category...and another!
July/August 2019

BackWoodsman Magazine

Buy the July/August 2019 edition of the Backwoodsman Magazine more>

Specials

The Best of collection is currently not available. We are out of Best of volumes 3 and 4, and we are close to being out of volume 4 but we have plenty of volume 5 left. We do not know yet when or if we will be restocked of volumes 1&2, 3, and 4. more>

Media

I work in television development with a couple of different production companies that are looking for outdoor-oriented people, families, etc...that have exceptional talent & skills, live interesting lives or has a unique job. There would be of course financial compensation if show is developed and picked up by a network . If you respond, please describe your situation, provide a general location and give a good phone number where you could be reached at. If interested, please email me (Charlie Richie Jr.) at charlie@backwoodsmercantile.com more >


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