Garmin Oregon 550 GPS
Know were you are, even when the road signs are rocks. You can also upload Moab-area maps. $499, garmin.com

First Aid Kit
Injuries do happen out on the red rock, so be prepared with a fully-stocked first aid kit. $47.50, REI.com

Oversized water jug
Don’t forget the water. Reliance’s Jumbo-Tainer holds seven gallons and easily tucks away. $21.50, kirkhams.com