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Berkshire East Canopy Tours

66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
+1 413-339-6617
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Fall Mountain Top Tour

This was a great experience! I recommend this over the Zoar Zip Lines. Doing this during the week... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2015
RuthannBoo
,
Hartford, Connecticut
An awesome day of zipping at Berksire East!!

If you are looking for an exciting and fun filled way to spend a few hours, I strongly reccomend... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
Mark S
,
Groton, Connecticut
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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 line” (51 reviews)
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66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
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+1 413-339-6617
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

This was a great experience! I recommend this over the Zoar Zip Lines. Doing this during the week, after labor day is even better because there aren't as many people in your group. The guides were knowledgeable, professional and also a lot of fun! The...More

Thank RuthannBoo
Reviewed 10 October 2015

If you are looking for an exciting and fun filled way to spend a few hours, I strongly reccomend the Valley Jump Tour at Berkshire East. This was our second time zipping with them. They have the best zipping in New England with great guides,...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This was my first time zip lining, so i did the beginner zip. The instructors were very thorough, patient, and I felt safe. I had a great time. I definitely recommend this for anyone who has wanted to try zipping.

Thank Tasha R
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is my third time zipping. The valley jump is breathtaking in the fall. Dress comfortable as there is an uphill hike involved. I bring a small backpack with water , tissues, chapstick and camera. I wouldn't advise picture taking with a phone while zipping...I...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 4 October 2015

I took my parents who are in their sixties zip lining. They had never been before and I was not sure what they would think, so i chose the mountain top tour. There were 7 zip lines total starting from the top of Berkshire east...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank lmcrandall
Reviewed 22 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...More

Thank Lisa P
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
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...More

Thank S A
Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank Ellen L
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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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Sandra K
27 April 2016|
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Response from everlastinggifts | Reviewed this property |
Yes..max weight is 275lbs.
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