There’s a perfect fire for every situation. Learn to pick the right one.
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It’s not easy making fire like a caveman. Give yourself a chance with these tips.
Humans have been starting fires without matches longer than with them. Can our modern man measure up?
Watch our experts demonstrate good fire-making technique.
Teepee, Log Cabin, and Lean-to are three options for setting up a strong fire base.
From the dawn of history to dusk last night, fire is mankind’s oldest and most useful tool. Learn how to harness its strength to cook, survive, and connect to a primal force as old and powerful as time itself.
How to choose and build the optimal fire pit; how to light a fire in windy conditions.
Jack London’s "To Build a Fire" scared me into adolescence.
From fun to deadly serious this list just might save your life (or at least make camping even more fun)
No matter where you are, there's natural material for the taking.
Nothing rekindles our primal connection to the open flame like a backcountry campfire.
Forgive me, Smokey, for I have sinned.
Follow these tips for a crackling, low-impact fire.
Down to your last match? This fast-to-make kindling “bouquet” will light the first time, every time.
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Place your fuel wood in the right places to create a fire that behaves exactly how you want.
You’ll be very sorry—and very, very smelly.
Find the right logs, sticks, kindling, and fuel to make a campfire.
Campfires-gone-amok are the most common source of human-caused wildfires. Make sure yours is out cold.