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Event Series Event Series: Zoar Outdoor, Zipline Canopy Tours

Zoar Outdoor, Zipline Canopy Tours

May 19

Soar with Zoar Outdoor through the trees. Early season pricing lasts until May 24th! Our three-hour canopy tour consists of 11 ziplines, 2 sky bridges and 3 rappels that whisk you through a breathtakingly scenic landscape high above the Deerfield River Valley in the northern Berkshires.

All zip lines are not the same; our course is a genuine canopy tour built directly in the trees and connected through platforms that sit high above the forest floor. It’s a guided experience with 2 guides for every 8 guests. You experience progressively faster zips and a variety of tree types as you traverse through the trees.

We were the first zip line canopy tour in southern New England when we opened in Charlemont, Massachusetts in 2009. Come experience our friendly professional guides and our emphasis on safety! Bring friends, family, or your school group or club and enjoy a day of zipping fun and teamwork on New Englands premier ziplining tour!

A Typical Day

Arrive at our Zip Base at the start time of your trip to register and get ready. Please be on time for your trip! We cannot guarantee that we can accommodate late guests as our trips must start on time.

When you enter our base, our 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.

After you’ve registered, we will help you get into and properly fit your harness and helmet. 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-retrieving on a short, low zip line. Once everyone is checked out and able to safely zip, brake, & self-retrieve, our guides will take you up to the vehicles that will transport you to the top of the course.

5 minute 4×4 ride brings you a mile and 500 feet vertically uphill to the start of the course where a short walk leads to the first take-off platform. The first zip is slower and shorter to give you a chance to get acclimated to flying through 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.

Throughout the course, you’ll ride 11 different ziplines. The ziplines vary in length and height and our course is progressive, meaning the zips get longer and faster as you zip through the tour. You will also walk across two sky bridges, rappel from three platforms with the assistance of the trip guides.

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 a sky bridge and longer zips that culminate your adventure in the trees. A downhill hike leads back to our base where you can share stories and memories of the trip and look at photos of yourself zipping just moments before.

Looking to do multiple activities during your visit? Try one of our single day Adventure Packages, or call the office to custom build your own multi-day experience.



Zoar Outdoor
7 Main St
Charlemont, MA 01339
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