Gimme Shelter

At 2,015m, the Santuario Sant’Anna di Vinadio, sat at the top of the final categorised climb of the 2016 Giro d’Italia. Unlike any other last climb in recent years, it witnessed a change in overall leader.giro16stage20-36giro16stage20-226

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But first…

Pontebernardo in the Province of Cuneo. Imagine waking up to this every day.giro16stage20-1giro16stage20-7giro16stage20-4giro16stage20-9giro16stage20-20giro16stage20-26

Hiking the pilgrim route up the valleygiro16stage20-29giro16stage20-38giro16stage20-40giro16stage20-41giro16stage20-43

A quick hike to the top of Passo Sant’Anna (2,308m above sea level)giro16stage20-71giro16stage20-77giro16stage20-81giro16stage20-100

View of the French side of Colle della Lombardagiro16stage20-95

Anticipation at the finishgiro16stage20-58giro16stage20-60giro16stage20-105giro16stage20-107

Breakaway!

Taaramäe for the wingiro16stage20-108giro16stage20-110giro16stage20-115giro16stage20-119giro16stage20-132giro16stage20-133giro16stage20-135giro16stage20-139giro16stage20-142giro16stage20-147giro16stage20-149

Overall contenders

The GC swings to Nibaligiro16stage20-152giro16stage20-158giro16stage20-160giro16stage20-169giro16stage20-173giro16stage20-179giro16stage20-184

Grupetto

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All hail Pippo!giro16stage20-252giro16stage20-259giro16stage20-280giro16stage20-264giro16stage20-266giro16stage20-275giro16stage20-277giro16stage20-285giro16stage20-296giro16stage20-292

Back on the road.giro16stage20-300giro16stage20-301giro16stage20-303

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