I’m all for using technology in the pursuit of being prepared; but counting on a GPS device as your primary means of navigation is not only foolish, it could cost you your life.
If your Batteries die or the GPS device becomes damaged or lost, what are you going to do? A good old fashion Compass, combined with the knowledge of how to use it can be a lifesaver during an emergency. It’s something everyone should have in their bug out bags, and it’s something everyone should learn how to use.
Parts of a Compass:
Stuck without a compass?