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Itinerary

Arrive at our base 15 minutes before your start time to register and get ready.  When you enter the base, guides and base staff will help you register.  You will be asked to sign a waiver of liability (minors will need to sign their own and have a parent/guardian sign it as well) and we will check to ensure that you have proper footwear and clothing.  You will be asked to removed dangling jewelry and to wear your hair in a way that keeps it from being an entanglement hazard.

After you've registered, get into your harness and helmet and adjustments will be made to ensure a proper fit.  Then it's up to the practice zip!

A short hike from the base, our practice zip gives you a chance to get comfortable with zipping, braking and self-rescue on a short, low zip line.  Once everyone is checked out and able to safely zip, guides will take you up to the vehicles which will transport you to the top of the course.  

A 10-minute 4x4 ride brings you half a mile and 500 feet vertically uphill to the start of the course.  A short hike leads to the first take-off platform.  The first zip is slow and short to give you a chance to acclimate flying through and above the trees.  The second zip leads to a spectacular view of the Deerfield River Valley and the Northern Berkshires as you perch over the edge of the ridge on a 100+ year old pine tree.  As you travel down the course, the zips get longer and faster.  

A rappel at the end of the top section of the course leads to a water break and a short downhill hike to the start of the next section.  The lower course consists of sky bridges and longer zips that culminate your adventure in the trees.

A downhill hike leads back to base where you can share stories and memories of the trip and look at photos of yourself zipping just moments before.

Locations visited
Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours
Overview
Experience progressively faster zip lines and a variety of tree types on this 3-hour treetop adventure that follows 11 zip lines, 2 sky bridges and 3 rappels as you travel through the trees high above Deerfield River Valley.  You'll enjoy views of the mountains and the river and connect with friendly, professional guides who do all the clipping for you and lead you from tree to tree as you fly through the forest.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing experience!

We were hosting family from all parts of the country and 1 member mentioned zip lining. We booked with Zoar, and were so pleased with the entire experience. They are safety and fun focused. We had an awesome experience!!! Thank you so much!!!

Thank tjryan2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun Filled Day with EXCELLENT Guides

We had such an amazing trip. It is SO much fun zipping through the trees. The guides were fun, experienced, and above all very serious about safety. I would definitely do it again with Zoar.

Thank Michaela K
Reviewed June 20, 2018
great outdoor experience for anyone

Myself, my husband and son had this experience last weekend and it was truly was a great outdoor experience. Having not ever done this before and afraid of heights I was leery to say the least however, our guides Sam and Jean were not only...More

Thank went3
Reviewed June 13, 2018
So much fun!

We are older adults who've never done this before. We were in a small group of 3 couples. Our guides Zach and Ruben gave each and every one of us personalized attention and constantly focused on making us feel safe and happy! One of us...More

Thank enymarsh
Reviewed June 4, 2018
Way more than your typical one-and-done zipline ride

This really is a canopy tour all over the mountainside. You do a couple short segments to get the hang of things, then the platforms get higher and the segments get longer... Duck in and out of great views and brushing past branches, a few...More

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Bruce L, Owner at Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Thanks for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the way our tour takes you on an adventure all through the forest. We take care to keep the zip corridors as natural as possible, which makes it feel like zipping through a tunnel of green. Hope...More

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