Peter Sagan and Alberto Contador endure rough conditions during Mount Kilimanjaro team camp

Tinkoff-Saxo's team-building trip up Mount Kilimanjaro hits bad weather

Peter Sagan and Alberto Contador on Kilimanjaro

(Image credit: Tinkoff-Saxo)

Team Tinkoff-Saxo has passed through bad weather and the midway point of its team building camp on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

The Russian WorldTour team, including both its staff and riders, is following the Machame Route on Kilimanjaro's south face. On Sunday, the team reached the Shira Camp at 3,800 metres, including stars Alberto Contador and Peter Sagan.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.