Is a GPS the only navigation tool I need?
A GPS unit is only a tool that will compliment your navigation skills and other tools!
If you are lost in the wilderness and you pull a new GPS out of the box, insert batteries and read the manual, you will still be lost. (RMRU has rescued people in this exact situation.) A GPS unit is not not a replacement for a map and compass.
At a minimum, you will have needed to prepare by doing one of the following:
Doing any of the above (preferably all) will be the only thing that helps you when it is time to use the GPS.
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