Women's gear, up first
You: A girl who's not afraid to admit you'd like camping better if it came with satin sheets. Your bag: The Sub Kilo +15, with its buttery polyester lining. Stuffed with 750-fill downwith extra insulation in the footbox and hoodthis is the warmest bag tested, but still a cinch to pack and carry. A side stash pocket holds a wallet or iPod, and the big hood has space for a pillow. 15ºF, 1.9 lbs; www.rei.comBonus: The price includes a real compression sack.Bummer: You'll never see the sun rise again.