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Swim: Escape to Alcatraz!

Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz.... a banner open water swim!

The classic swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco is a well trodden path. But the tides aren’t always right for it, and it’s also kind of a short swim. A really fun alternative is the Escape TO Alcatraz… or rather Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz. It’s 2.5 miles, but if you time it on a flood, it can make that go by pretty quickly! And you get to enjoy the sights of the Golden Gate and Alcatraz in one go.

Conditions in the summer time are often grey and foggy, and the water around the bridge can sometimes be turbulent as you can see in this video here!

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