Founded in 1973, Backwoods is an Austin-based, family owned and operated outdoor gear and apparel store. Backwoods corporate office is located at 127 E. Riverside Dr. Suite 101, Austin Texas 78704. With eight locations throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Kansas, and all merchandise available for purchase on their website, Backwoods has sold quality products with exceptional customer service for nearly 40 years. Backwoods offers clothing, equipment and expertise to help customers fulfill their travel plans with a range adventures such as hiking, trekking, fishing, climbing, camping, trail running, kayaking, paddling, adventure trips and yoga. In 2004, Backwoods took their mission a step further and created Backwood Adventures, a travel company that provides unique, personal, first-rate experiences. Backwoods Adventures is currently planning trips in six different continents.
Recent News Articles
Recent Press Releases:
- Backwoods Acquires Neptune Mountaineering - Outdoor Retailer Purchases Iconic Store in Boulder Colorado Backwoods today announced the acquisition of Neptune Mountaineering, an iconic specialty outdoor retail store in Boulder, Colorado. The doors will remain open throughout the transition and the name will remain Neptune Mountaineering. Both family owned companies, Neptune Mountaineering and Backwoods originally opened in 1973. The official acquisition date was December 31, 2012 for an undisclosed amount. “With the purchase of Neptune Mountaineering, we are thrilled to announce a presence in Boulder. We plan to maintain the atmosphere and culture of the store and continue the successes of the company’s rich history in this community. Our intent is to keep much of the customer experience the same.” Jennifer Mull, CEO of Backwoods, said. … Continue Reading
- Explore Austin Holds 3rd Annual Quest for the Summit with Lead Sponsor Backwoods - Fundraiser to be Held at Contigo Austin with Lead Sponsor Backwoods Donating 7-Day Backpacking Trip Explore Austin today announced its 3rd Annual Quest for the Summit fundraising party to take place on Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 6p.m. to 9p.m. at Contigo Austin. Backwoods, Inc. the lead sponsor for the event, has donated a 7-day backpacking adventure to Yellowstone National Park and all attendees have an opportunity to win the trip. All proceeds from the event will benefit Explore Austin and with a grant from the Pine Foundation, gifts totaling $75,000 will be matched. “Now in its third year, Quest for the Summit has continued to grow, providing more funding for our program and more opportunities for the youth we … Continue Reading
- Backwoods’ Employee Wins 40 Under 40 Award from Sporting Goods Business - 40 Under 40 Winners Chosen Among 450 Nominations Backwoods’ today shared news that one of its employees, Rob Morales, was awarded the 40 Under 40 Award by Sporting Goods Business (SGB), an honor that is only awarded to the top 40 sporting goods industry executives and managers each year. The 2012 SGB 40 Under 40 awards will be presented by SportsOneSource Group at an event during the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City on August 2-5, 2012. “These awards are a way to recognize the great work done by our young leaders in the industry,” James Hartford, president and CEO of the SportsOneSource Group, said. “The extraordinary and diverse talent nominated this year made it difficult to narrow … Continue Reading
- Backwoods to Participate In and Sponsor Attendees of Outdoor Nation in Austin - Summer Conference Designed to Develop Ideas for the Outdoor Industry Backwoods’ today announced their participation and sponsorship of several attendees to Outdoor Nation’s Austin Summit scheduled for Saturday, July 14 through Sunday, July 15. Two Backwoods employees, Sarah Williams, and Travis Mull were chosen to participate and will join over 2,200 local youth in one of nine summits to take place across the country this year. The summits are designed for those aged 16 to 28, and because of an overwhelming support from the events title sponsors, these free summits include food and lodging for all participants. The purpose of Outdoor Nation’s summit is to award money for excellent ideas developed to strengthen the outdoor industry, work with youth and … Continue Reading
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