Alix von Melle's packing list for the Manaslu expedition

Photo: Archive Alix von Melle/Globetrotter Ausrüstung
An eight-thousander and more than 80 things to pack: Germany’s most successful extreme mountain climber Alix von Melle tells us what she took on her Mount Manaslu expedition – and gives helpful tips suitable for the »normal« alpinist.
  Clothing    
Categorie Name Price (€) Weight
Merino underwear 120,00 282 g
Merino underwear Ortovox Merino 280 Long Sleve 109,95 290 g
Fleece jacket Marmot Power Stretch Hoody Wmn 119,95 309 g
Fleece pants The North Face Flux Power Stretch 89,95 250 g
Softshell jacket Marmot ROM Jacket 179,95 411 g
Softshell pants Marmot Scree Pant 99,95 400 g
Hardshell jacket Marmot Alpinist Jacket 449,95 726 g
Hardshell pants Marmot Spire Pant 299,95 553 g
Primaloft jacket Marmot Dena Jacket 179,95 363 g
Primaloft pants Marmot Flurry Pant 150,00 680 g
Daunenanzug Marmot 8000M Suit 600,00 1843 g
Down jacket Marmot Greenland Baffled Jacket 350,00 765 g

Socks (thin)

Falke Double Dry Unisex 9,95 40 g
Socks (thick) Veith Boot Sock Unisex 23,95 180 g
Gloves (thin) Marmot Windstopper Glove 39,95 60 g
Gloves (thick) Black Diamond Guide Glove 149,00 280 g
Expedition mitten Marmot Expedition Mitt 110,00 244 g
Buff Buff Slim Fit Unisex 17,95 30 g
Face warmer Gore Bike Wear Face Warmer N2S 19,95 25 g
Cap Meru 7-Panel Cap 14,95 70 g
Hat Meru NoWind Glencoe Hat 19,95 60 g
       
  Shoes    
Low shoe Lowa Strato III Lo Frauen 139,95 780 g
Trekking shoe Lowa Khumbu II GTX Ws 189,95 1150 g
Base camp shoe Moon Boot Classic 75,00 700 g
Mountain boots

Lowa Expedition 8000 RD

799,95 2700 g
       
  Sleeping    
Sleeping bag base camp Western Mountaineering Bison 879,00 2095 g
Sleeping bag high camp Marmot Lithium 183 cm 520,00 1255 g
Sleeping mat base camp Therm-a-Rest TT Trail Pro large 109,95 1250 g
Sleeping mat high camp Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm 179,95 460 g
Pillow Meru Pillow Micro large 12,95 280 g
Tent base camp Marmot Asgard 3P 749,95 5670 g
Tent high camp Marmot Alpinist 2P 699,95 2240 g
Pee bottle Platypus Folding Bottle Standard 2L 13,95 30 g
Urinal Whiz Freedom 19,95 18 g
Down footlet Baffin Cush Booty Women 39,95 100 g
       
  Mountain equipment    
Backpack Deuter ACT Lite 50+10 149,95 1600 g
Crampon Petzl Sarken 174,95 986 g
Ice axe Grivel Air Tech Evo 169,95 585 g
Harness Black Diamond Couloir Harness 49,95 230 g
Jumar Petzl Ascension 52,95 230 g
Ice screw (mehrfach) Black Diamond Express Icescrew 49,95 145 g
HMS carabiner (multiple) Black Diamond 12,95 85 g
Figure 8 Black Diamond Super 8 13,95 80 g
Screwlock carabiner (multiple) Black Diamond 10,95 56 g
Accessory cord Edelrid Multicord SP 3mm 0,49/m 6 g/m
Ascender Petz Tibloc 24,95 40 g
Slings (multiple) Ellito O-Sling DYN 120 cm 9,95 70 g
Bivouac sack Mountain Equipment Ultralite 19,95 108 g
Snow shovel Ortovox Beast 49,95 710 g
Avalanche probe Ortovox 240 Economic 39,95 230 g
Headlight Black Diamond Spot 39,95 55 g
Lithium batterie (multiple) Energizer Ultimate AAA 5,95/2er 9 g/Stück
Altimeter Suunto Vector 179,95 50 g
First Aid Tatonka First Aid Mini 14,95 120 g
Heated insoles Therm-ic PowerPack Set Basic 79,95 150 g
Hand / foot heater Heat Factory Mini Heater 1,75/2er 45 g
GPS Garmin GPSmap 62s 379,95 165 g
Satellite phone Thuraya XT 999,95 195 g
Trekking pole Leki Carbon Titanium 129,95 500 g
Glacier goggles adidas Terrex fast 229,00 40 g
Snow goggles adidas Yodai 159,00 120 g
       
  Hygiene    
Shampoo Sea to Summit Shampoo 4,95 115 g
Washing powder Sea to Summit Laundry Wash 4,95 110 g
Towl Meru Sports Towel Terry 22,95 285 g
Oral care chewing gum Wrigley’s Extra Professional 5,00/56 Stück 60 g
       
  Cooking / Food    
Cooker MSR Reactor 159,95 510 g
Gas cylinder (multiple) Primus Gas Cylinder 5,45 225 g
Drinking bottle Nalgene Loop Top Bottle 9,95 180 g
Thermos bottle Thermos Light & Compact 1L 39,95 520 g
Berghaferl Akita Berghaferl 1,95 55 g
Thermos cup Stanley Insulator 6,95 155 g
Cutlery Snow Peak Spork 9,95 16 g
Pocket knife Victorinox Climber 26,45 85 g
Freeze-dried food e.g. LYO Expedition 6,69 ab 68 g
Freeze-dried pasta e.g. Trek'n Eat Pasta 6,50 150 g
Freeze-dried muesli e.g. Trek'n Eat Muesli 4,50 150 g
Fruitbar e.g. Allos 0,95 40 g
Pureed baby food e.g. Alete Grießbrei ca. 3,00 250 g
       
  Base camp    
Solar charger Sunload Solar Charger Set 62 969,00 3200 g
Seat cushion Kaikkialla Seat Cushion 22,95 124 g
Waterproof bag Sea to Summit ab 10,95 30-140 g
       
  Repair    
Tools Swiss + Tech Micro-Plus 8in1 14,95 45 g
Tape Duck Tape 4,95 85 g
Repair kit Kleiber Nylon Repair Kit 3,95 12 g

Repair glue

Mc Nett Repair Glue Seam Grip 30 ml 7,95 50 g