Updated – Giro d’Italia aims to climb and descend Umbrail Pass despite rain and risk of snow

LAGHI DI CANCANO ITALY OCTOBER 22 Joao Almeida of Portugal and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Pink Leader Jersey Fausto Masnada of Italy and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Hermann Pernsteiner of Austria and Team Bahrain Mclaren Rafal Majka of Poland and Team Bora Hansgrohe Passo dello Stelvio Stilfserjoch 2758m Snow Fans Public during the 103rd Giro dItalia 2020 Stage 18 a 207km stage from Pinzolo to Laghi di Cancano Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio 1945m girodiitalia Giro on October 22 2020 in Laghi di Cancano Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
The maglia rosa group on the slopes of the Passo dello Stelvio at the 2020 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Update - 21st May 12:00 BST

Since the time of writing the Umbrail Pass has been the subject of chaos at the Giro.

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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.