Pitched as a high country rifle, the new Mountain Ascent series uses a Gore Optifade SubAlpine pattern and comes in five caliber offerings.
The newest chapter in New York-based Kimber’s 84M bolt-action rifle story is a 5 to 6-pound mountain rifle with a stainless steel barrel complete with a muzzle brake. Offered in .280 Ackley Improved, .308 Win, .300 WSM, .300 Win Mag, and the venerable .30-06, barrel length varies from 22 to 26-inches depending on caliber.
Besides the reinforced carbon-fiber stock, the rifle keeps the ounces off through use of a spirally fluted bolt body, partially fluted barrel, and skeletonized bolt knob. The muzzle break attaches with a 7/16x28TPI thread pitch for swapping out other muzzle accessories or suppressors.
MSRP across the line is $2,082.