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Adventure Medical Kits Mylar Emergency Sleeping Bag
Nunatak Arc Alpinist
Ortovox BivvyPoncho Lite
The Polarguard 3D-filled GoLite Flash Sleeping Bag takes a modular approach to sleep systems, with a removable top that can be used to adjust the temperature range of the bag: when it's warm, simply zip it off and leave it home.
Oware EPIC / Silnylon Bivy Sack
Big Agnes Horse Thief
Book Review: The Ultralight Backpacker