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Address: 66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Berkshire East Canopy Tours (BECT) has 25 Zip Lines spanning 3 different...

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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Back Again this year

This is the third year we have gone zip lining. We worked our way up to the Valley Jump Tour. Wow!! Loved it. The hiking was challenging at times but well worth the pay off,,,The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2015
East Otis, Massachusetts
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East Otis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

This is the third year we have gone zip lining. We worked our way up to the Valley Jump Tour. Wow!! Loved it. The hiking was challenging at times but well worth the pay off,,,The most breath taking zips. Meaning views and the speed you are moving. Awesome guides again. This place is top drawer all the way around.

Thank lmcrandall
Cumberland, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

We were a walk up and arrived at 10am with no reservation. It was a quiet day, so they said they could put us on an existing Mountain Top tour, which left in an hour; or we could come back at one o'clock for the Valley Jump Tour. We elected to do the Valley Jump and it was awesome! Our... More 

Thank Lisa P
Leominster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

The 7 stop zip line adventure was even suitable for my 78 year old mother. The guides were excellent with instructions, explanations, and stories. My wire and I will be back for the X1 and X2 valley zip lines.

Thank stevef01453
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Staff and guides very polite and helpful. Answered questions and kept us safe.By the time we got to the long ones we were comfortable and excited. Great time. Enjoyed the lift ride up. We were suppose to have a lift ride down but found out that day that we would have to walk down.

Thank S A
Athol, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

My husband and I zip-lined for the first time with guides Dillon and Lizzie. What a fabulous time we had! I was petrified but Dillon and Lizzie made us laugh, feel very comfortable with what we needed to do and we felt safe. Awesome experience for 2 old farts - would recommend this to everyone! We also went on the... More 

Thank Ellen L
Enfield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

My husband & I have been hearing about the zip lining here from friends of ours & I kept putting it off because I'm terrified of heights. However, after receiving vouchers for my birthday, I couldn't put it off any longer. We were booked for an early morning run and there was no turning back. The guides, Harold & Zach,... More 

Thank Lisa G
Buffalo, NY
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Can't rave enough about it! Excellent experience!! The zip lines, the guides, the staff, the scenery - all were unbelievable! I'm terrified of heights but I would do this again and again. Will possibly be a yearly excursion for us!!

Thank Lori E
Springfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Had a great first time zip lining and riding the coaster. OMG the coaster is so amazingly scary, loved it! We did the Valley tour zip line and loved the combo of hiking and zipping. Guides were fun and informative. Will be back for sure!

Thank Michelle P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is the best zip line I've ever been on. It feels like you are flying as you go from one mountain top to another. Take the highest of the three levels they offer. It's a moderate hike to the high starting point but well worth the effort. You will never forget flying so high over the valley far below.

Thank KeithObert
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

We had a beautiful day! We chose multiple zip rides that included the highest and longest zip line you could do. It starts off with smaller zips which are a bit boring, but works its way up to the longer zip lines which are awesome. The guides were very professional and I felt completely safe.

Thank Bonnie W

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