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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!
Sept/Oct 2014

BackWoodsman Magazine

Buy the September/October 2014 issue of the Backwoodsman Magazine more>


Best of Backwoodsman

Just in cased you missed it, we've got the best of Backwoodsman Magazine available.

Choose Vol 1/2 (combined), Vol 3, Vol 4 or Vol 5 or buy all 4 volumes and receive a discount on the price! more>
Projects To Get You Off The Grid


We will be featuring our latest new products on a regular basis more>

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