About Eskape:
The Next Step…

Eskape is the next step in your paddlesports training. We specialize in:
•  Custom-Private skills instruction for sea kayakers, whitewater kayakers and Stand-Up Paddleboarders, and
•  ACA Instructor Certification courses and Trip Leader Training.

Photograph of Roger SchumannEskape is a small, owner-operated paddlesports school. Most classes are taught directly by owner Roger Schumann who has been leading custom classes and tours on the California coast since 1992.

Roger is a top-level ACA Instructor-Trainer in several disciplines, who is known for his local expertise as well as being a featured coach at paddling symposiums across the country and around the world, for his articles in Sea Kayaker and other magazines, and for co-authoring 2 books.

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New Videos

Mendocino: How a Pour-Over Gets Run!
Disney Pourover

Kayaking with Fin Whales in Baja

Award-Winning Books

Roger’s Award-Winning Guidebook:
Updated New Edition!
Sea Kayaking Central & Northern California
and Sea Kayak Rescue

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How to purchase our Books

FOR SALE: Used Kayaks & Gear

Spring Cleaning Sale: It’s time to refresh the fleet. Great deals on used gear.


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