Point to La Pointe 2021 Cliff Swim
Open Water Swim on Lake Superior - August 6, 2022
November 1 - December 31 - $140
January 1 - March 31 - $150
April 1 - July 29 (TBA)
In case of individual cancellation or event cancellation due to weather, there are no refunds, transfers, or credits. We recommend cancellation insurance.
The race is a 2.1 mile, point to point swim that starts in Bayfield, Wisconsin, and proceeds across the waters of Lake Superior to land on beautiful Madeline Island. Swimming to Madeline Island has been a storied feat around the Bayfield area for decades.
The event began in 2006 with 24 swimmers and has developed into the thriving event it is now with 550 swimmers.
Swimmers will start from beach. Large buoys will mark the course. For safety reasons, you will be expected to swim along the marked course and may be steered back on course by a safety paddler if necessary.
Swimmers have encountered all of Lake Superior's moods over the years, from calm, flat water to strong crosswinds with 2 foot waves. This event is registered with and approved by the US Coast Guard. US Coast Guard and US Coast Guard Auxiliary boats will monitor and patrol the event as a component of the Safety Team.
The Competitive Division is a competitive race.
The Non-Competitive Division is not a race, but will be timed for the swimmer's interest.
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