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Berkshire East Canopy Tours

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66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Incredible! Far exceeded our expectations

This was our first zip lining trip - but we went for it and booked the Valley Drop. I brought my 15... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
E5629VYamyl
Amazing scenery and guide on Berkshire East zip line

Took my daughters and my niece(ages 12, 12 and 13) on the Mountain Top zip line tour today at... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Sam O
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Norwell, Massachusetts, United States
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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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66 Thunder Mt. Road, Berkshire East Resort, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

This was our first zip lining trip - but we went for it and booked the Valley Drop. I brought my 15 year old son. The reservations department was extremely helpful in making a last manure reservation. Ross and Adam were our guides, and we...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Took my daughters and my niece(ages 12, 12 and 13) on the Mountain Top zip line tour today at Berkshire East. Our guides were Ashley and Dylan and they were fantastic. Great, patient and fun with the kids and we had a blast. Would highly...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

My sister and family were visiting from MI and we signed up for the Mountain Top Canopy Tour and also the Mountain Coaster ride. From the beginning greeting, John & Nolan our guides were outstanding and friendly! They were fun and allowed our group and...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

We camp in the Mohawk forest every July and this is the third time we've done the valley jump tour while in the area. You get to ride the chair lift, zipline and a nice hike all in one package. We'll be back next summer...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

loved this adventure, my 11 year niece and 13 year old grandson did the zip line adventure and loved it, we also did the thunderbolt mountaint coaster what a hidden gem absolutely loved it!!

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

An amazing afternoon of zip lining on the Valley Jump Tour with Dylan and Bob! They were both very friendly and lots of fun! They also gave tips and pointers that we never knew and have jump many times before. Could not ask for nicer...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2017

Went to do the Alpine Roller Coaster and 1 time was Outstanding! This was a birthday present my boyfriend wanted to give me for my 70th birthday on Monday the Holiday! We had 3 rides and 1 ride was enough for me, not because I...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

I had scheduled a surprise birthday white water trip for my beau. The water release was late that day, but Berkshire East staff gave us two complimentary Mountain Coaster rides per person while we waited. We got to watch the crazy Bone Frog Obstacle Course...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

I've completed the Valley Jump Tour at Berkshire East on four occasions and can't wait for #5. The tour guides are knowledgeable and friendly and very supportive of those who might be a bit nervous. It is a real adrenaline rush flying above the treetops....More

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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is very nice on a fall day. Bring warm clothes because the top of the mountain get cold quick. The guides were fun and it's safe. Can't wait to go back

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JourneyTyme
October 9, 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
May 9, 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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