Magellan eXplorist
The top model in Magellan's eXplorist line of handheld GPS receivers, the 710, can be used on- and off-road. It comes with built-in City Series road map, as well as Magellan's Summit Series detailed topographic maps. The City Series offers turn-by-turn navigation. The eXplorist line is waterproof and rugged, can store hundreds of waypoints, and includes basic models such as the lighter-weight 310, for geocaching and backpacking. Starting at $550.


DeLorme Earthmate PN-60W
Want to combine the help-you-go-anywhere advantages of a handheld GPS with the help-you-get-home comfort of satellite tracking? DeLorme's Earthmate PN-60W does just that. Use this GPS device to text friends, and the Spot satellite communicator can get emergency help to you when needed, even when cell service isn't available. It comes with downloadable topographical maps, has data on U.S. trails and BLM lands, and can layer multiple map and imagery types. $410-$550.


ARB Rooftop Tent
Great for go-anywhere camping, the rooftop tent means you have waterproof shelter even where there isn't enough groundroom for a vehicle and a tent space. It stores on top of your vehicle, opening up space in the cargo area. The tent uses breathable, mold-resistant fabric, comes with a 2.5-inch high-density foam mattress, a lightweight aluminum frame, and a retractable ladder. Prices start at $267.