The Kimber Mountain Ascent is the lightest production bolt action big game rifle available today. This durable and accurate Kimber 8400 Mountain Ascent .300 WSM rifle features a Kevlar/carbon fiber stock with pillar and glass bedding, an Optifade Open Country finish, adjustable trigger, stainless steel action, 1″ Pachmayr decelerator pad, removable, muzzle brake, and a fluted match grade barrel coated in Shale Gray KimPro II finish. Special weight-reducing features include a spiral fluted bolt body, fluted and hollowed bolt handle, and a lightweight trigger guard.
Possibly the lightest hunting rifle on the market Kimber’s Mountain Ascent rifle only weighs between 4.8 lbs. and 6.4 lbs depending on the caliber. However don’t let its extreme weight fool you, the Mountain Accent rifle is a medium to large game hunting rifle plain and simple, available in traditional hunting cartridges like the .270 Winchester, magnum cartridges like the .300 Winchester Magnum, modern cartridges like the 6.5 Creedmoor.
Weight reduction in the Mountain Ascent achieved through creative and superior engineering by Kimber. The stock of the Mountain Ascent is made from Kevlar reinforced carbon fiber making it lightweight without compromising durability and strength. Further weight reduction was achieved by fluting the barrel, the bolt, and even the bolt handle. The Kimber Mountain Ascent is a rifle true to its name – if you’re a mountain hunter who needs to pack light but needs a rifle that capable of (and guaranteed for) sub-MOA accuracy, this rifle is almost a necessity.
Features of the Kimber Mountain Ascent
Adjustable Trigger from 3.5-4 pounds.
Pillar Bedding produces increased accuracy.
1-inch Pachmayr Decelerator Pad reduces felt recoil.
KimPro II Coating will provide optimal corrosion resistance.
Kimber’s Sub-MOA Accuracy Guarantee ensures the rifle’s accuracy.
Detachable Muzzle Break will provide substantial recoil management.
Threaded Barrel allows for use of suppressor or aftermarket muzzle device
Mauser Style Claw Extractor provides flawless feeding and extraction of cartridges.
Soft Touch Treatment on the stock ensures a positive grip even in extreme cold, snow, or rain.
Gore Opitfade Open Country camouflage provides both style and functionality (also available in Moss Green).
|Weight:||5 lbs 12 oz.|
|Rifle Overall Length:||43.50″|
Factory setting (pounds): 3.5-4 pounds
|Safety:||3-position Model 70-type wing safety|
|Rifle Barrel Length:||24″|
|Rifle Barrel Twist:||1:10″|
|Rifle Stock:||Kevlar/carbon fiber with Optifade Open Country|
|Magazines Included:||(1) 3 Round|
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