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Berkshire East Canopy Tours

66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in Charlemont
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Tours
Owner description: BECT has 25 Zip Lines on 3 different Tours.BECT has 4.14 miles of Zip Lines that are constructed with a Passive Gravity Braking system. Each Tours has... more » Owner description: BECT has 25 Zip Lines on 3 different Tours.BECT has 4.14 miles of Zip Lines that are constructed with a Passive Gravity Braking system. Each Tours has Dual Racing Zip Lines which allows two rider to Zip at the same time.The Valley Jumping Tour has two of the Longest Zip Lines in North America- X1 is 2300' -- X2 is 2600' in length and a height of 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We attended the tour in late Oct and the weather was great. Zac and Tony took very good care of our group 7 who had Zipped in Costa Rica before. They made our time we were there very enjoyable. The atmosphere Zac and Tony provided us was a very relaxing and fun and made us feel vey safe. The big... More

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

My son and I did the Valley Jump Zip. He had never zipped before but took to it immediately and loved it. I had recently zipped in Hawaii and it was great but the last 2 extreme jumps on this tour were the best! We had 12 in our group so the waits were a bit long and if it... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Hello everyone at Berkshire East, My Wife and I went leaf peeping throughout the Berkshires and found a Zip Line Tour called Berkshire East Canopy Tours. We investigated this tour and read a lot of testimonials. All of them favored the Jump Valley Tour. This tour is not to be missed. when finished with the tour, I told our Guides... More

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

A group of 4 of us were a little apprehensive about this experience. As soon as we arrived, everyone was so helpful and answered all of our questions and concerns that it turned into one of the highlights of our travel. The views were fantastic!!! Want to go back and do the Valley Jump. Just as a point of information,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My GF and I went on the X-treme tour and that's what you should do too. A lot more fun than the other two. Costs a little more but worth it. There is some hiking involved and some of it is steep but none of it is too long. Leave a number that's a land line in addition to your... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

You get amazing views of the Deerfield River valley and the foliage in the fall is beautiful. We did the mountain top tour and did not regret it. I will definitely be back for the Valley Jump.

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northbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband was so scared to try this with me he was literally ill on the way there, but really wanted to overcome his fears. When I told this to a staff member, they pulled him aside and totally put him at ease. They showed him the harnesses, explained each zip line, and cracked jokes with him. Our guides were... More

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Great 3 hour tour. Great guides, Lydia and Tony. Wonderful time. I would book last minute -- the cancelation policy is rigid. Check the weather and then book. Amazing view on Columbus Day weekend!!!!!

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and I and our two teenage children just came back from a weekend in the Berkshires where we went zip lining for the first time! What a great experience! We made reservations for a "Base tour" kind of a learning experience and at the last minute that morning decided to upgrade to the intermediate level. It was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Fun loving, funny and yet safety conscious guides made a Columbus Day Weekend trip to Berkshire East a wonderful experience. There are three levels of zip lines. You are put in a group (ours had 8 plus two guides). You then go through a series of zip lines with in your chosen level. We chose the intermediate level although it... More

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