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Berkshire East Canopy Tours

66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
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In the Tree Tops

Although pricey, this is an amazing experience! You fly through the trees and over the canopy... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LLTyler
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
WOW!!

We came this passed summer to try this. We had done it before but heard the lines hear are bigger... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
BWLauri75
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Memphis, New York
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Berkshire East Canopy Tours (BECT) has 25 Zip Lines spanning 3 different Tours. Our 4.14 miles of Zip Lines that are constructed with a Passive Gravity Braking system. Each Tour features Dual Racing Zip Lines which allows two rider to Zip at the same time. The Valley Jump Tour has two of the Longest Zip Lines in North America- X1 is 2300' -- X2 is 2600' in length. Riders on these zips fly 187' above the valley floor. The BECT Guides are friendly, informative and trained/certified by the leading Zip Line Design and Building company in the nation, Experience Based Learning.
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“zip lining” (68 reviews)
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66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Although pricey, this is an amazing experience! You fly through the trees and over the canopy depending on the zip line you are on. You should go prepared to do some moderate up hill climbing between lines, but the guides are great, stopping at just...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We came this passed summer to try this. We had done it before but heard the lines hear are bigger and better than any others. The views are incredible. The staff was very well trained. They made it fun and safe. It took a few...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Recently went to Berkshire East and had an amazing afternoon. We booked the trip several weeks ago and as luck has it, the weather was perfect!! The perfect fall day in New England. We were greeted by our guides and quickly geared up. We headed...More

1  Thank David R
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did the jump and had a great experience! The length of the lines with the height made this such a rush. We figured we were cruising at close to 60mph on the last couple lines. So why not 5 stars? Well...More

2  Thank NAGEM18
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Y'all know Fall season, with it comes nature's many spectacular scenery backdrops for the mind and serenity for the soul. It was a day with rainforest type rain, but that didn't slow down the most professional team that handled our group of 10 on the...More

1  Thank cuz2016
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This zip lining tour should have been amazing. We had done zip lining before, and I knew that the lines on this tour were longer and faster. But as we were going through it, I kept thinking, this isn't as amazing as I expected, However,...More

2  Thank Sherri M
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Mountain top tour on a warm September afternoon. Our guide Bill was so nice, made us feel safe and had a great personality. They do all of the clipping and breaking for you on platforms, so no worries from us. There was one stop for...More

1  Thank Basset_Mom
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was our family reunion trip and we had a great time! Ages 8 to 60! There is so much to do there. If you're gluten free bring your own food - but leave everything in the car if you're going zip lining. Attractions have...More

1  Thank GCK76
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were a group of 7 women having a Bachelorette Party. The guides Kyle & Colby were fantastic and made us all feel very secure on each of our 6 zip lines since it was all our 1st time. I would highly recommend these 2...More

Thank Donna D
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Awesome trip this afternoon. I felt safe and secure on each line and had a blast with the group that I was in. I give a lot of credit to Ashley and Dylan, who were our guides. They were knowledgable, personable, and funny. I am...More

1  Thank wheels1326
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JourneyTyme
10 October 2017|
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Response from lab19632016 | Reviewed this property |
The hike to the last zip on the Valley Jump tour was a little strenuous. It is about 300 ft elevation, but well worth the hike.
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AdventureWith2Kids
9 May 2016|
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Response from skierwmass | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. The mountain top tour uses brake blocks, passive gravity and other braking techniques employed by our guides. Please call customer service to speak with a customer service rep at 413.339.6617
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