Campfire showdown: teepee vs. log cabin

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While there are plenty of ways to build a campfire, some methods are more effective than others. And because a successful campfire fire needs fuel, heat, and oxygen to last, how you stack your wood makes all the difference between a roaring bonfire and a faint flame that fizzles out.

Here are two of the most tried-and-true methods—and how they stack up against each other.