SOTO athlete Alix von Melle

Alix von Melle, born in Hamburg in 1971, is currently the most successful German high-altitude climber with seven eight-thousanders climbed, without the use of artificial oxygen. She lives with her husband Luis Stitzinger in Füssen, in the Ostallgäu region and spends time him whenever the opportunity arises; while mountaineering, climbing and on ski tours. Alix is active as a lecturer, PR specialist and yoga instructor.

Mountaineering highlights:

  • Aconcagua south face (1st German women’s ascent)
  • 7 ascended eight-thousanders without artificial oxygen
  • 7 transalps by mountain bike
  • Numerous ski touring trips worldwide (Mustagh Ata / China, Chile, Scandinavia, Iceland, Iran)