Port Ainé hosts the finish of stage four next Thursday, but is still experiencing heavy snowfall, with snow as deep as 75cm at 1,650m.
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The webcam picture above (h/t ProCyclingStats) shows just how thick and widespread the snow is on the mountain, which is a popular ski resort in the Catalan Pyrenees.
Stage three at Paris-Nice was abandoned halfway through as snow and cold temperatures battered the peloton, while Tirreno’s queen stage was called off the night before because of the forecast of snow.