The lightweight Gage Nightwatch Puffy from Grundens is made from water-resistant nylon and has quilted “pockets” of water-resistant insulation that maximize body-heat retention while reducing bulk.
It can be layered under foul-weather gear or worn by itself. It’s available in sizes from XS to 5XL in orange, black and deep forest green. MSRP is $138 (3XL-5XL slightly higher). Grundens USA, Poulsbo, Wash., (800) 323-7327. www.grundens.com
November 2013 issue