Browning’s Hells Canyon long range blends style, performance (VIDEO)
By Kristin Alberts
Modern hunters these days are seeking faster, flatter cartridges as well as rifles built to perform with them. Browning has melded both into their new Hells Canyon Long Range (HCLR) rifle. With custom shop features, attractive looks, and a price that won’t break the bank, the HCLR sounds too good to be true. Guns.com finds out on the range.
Looks and Specs
Outward appearance defines the Browning X-Bolt Hells Canyon Long Range rifle. Built on the proven X-Bolt family of rifles, the lineage of performance is already there. But it’s the Burnt Bronze Cerakote finish on all the exterior metalwork, including the bolt, that catches the eyes of hunters while remaining matte enough to stay hidden in the field. Partner that with the A-TAC’s AU (Arid/Urban) camouflage and Dura Touch Armor coating finish and we have a gun that turns heads on the range and disappears in the field — exactly what a hunter desires.
The burnt bronze Cerakote finish on all the exterior metalwork, including the bolt, catches the eyes of hunters while remaining matte enough to stay hidden in the field. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)
Though the gun is often defined by its looks, it is also built to shoot. The HCLR wears