Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2012: Insulation

If these heat-makers don't keep you from freezing, nothing will.

Ultralight Warmth: Outdoor Research Incandescent Jacket

Hybrid: Marmot Variant Hoody

Lightweight Synthetic: Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody

Tough and Light: Stoic Luft 60 Anorak Pullover

Light Wool Midlayer: SmartWool MerinoMax Full Zip Midlayer

Warmest: Mammut Eigerjoch/Biwak Jacket

Best Fleece: The North Face Polar Hooded Fleece

Editors' Choice Snow Awards 2012

New-Tech Down Bargain: L.L. Bean Ultralite 850 Puffy

New-Tech Down Hoody: Sierra Designs Tov Jacket

Insulated and Waterproof: First Ascent BC MicroTherm 2.0 Jacket