Browning’s New X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Speed Rifle

X-Bolt Hells Canyon Speed Rifle resized

Browning’s new X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Speed bolt-action rifle is built for hunting the toughest terrain. The new rifle features a composite stock with A-TACS AU (Arid/Urban) Camo and a Cerakote Burnt Bronze finish on the barrel and action. The combination provides versatile concealment and protection for the serious hunter.

The barrel on the new X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Speed is fluted and features a threaded muzzle brake. A thread protector is included with the rifle and can be used in place of the muzzle brake.   The rifle has an adjustable Feather Trigger, detachable rotary magazine and tang safety with bolt unlock button. Each X-Bolt rifle is drilled and tapped for the X-Lock scope mounting system. Rifle weight is 6 lbs. 5 oz. – 6 lbs. 13 oz. depending on the caliber.

Calibers include 243 Win., 6.5 Creedmoor, 308 Win., 7mm-08, 270 Win. and 30-06 Sprg. in 22” barrel length; 270 WSM, 300 WSM in 23” barrel length; and 26 Nosler, 7mm Rem. Mag. and 300 Win. Mag. in 26” barrel length.

Suggested Retail $1,199.99 for standard calibers and $1,239.99 for magnum calibers.

Product Specifications:

  • Steel Receiver
  • Cerakote Brunt Bronze Finish
  • Glass Bedded
  • Drilled and Tapped for Scope Mounts
  • Threaded Barrel includes Muzzle Brake
  • Fluted Free Floated Barrel
  • Target Crown
  • 60° Bolt Lift
  • Adjustable Feather Trigger
  • Detachable Rotary Magazine
  • Top-Tang Safety
  • Bolt Unlock Button
  • Composite Stock with Textured Gripping Surfaces and Palm Swell
  • A-TACS AU Camo
  • Dura-Touch® Armor Coating
  • Sling Swivel Studs
  • Inflex Recoil Pad

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I bought exactly the same gun 3 weeks ago. Going back to factory. Chamber dimensions are off. By a lot!!! I mean I can easily chamber a round that is almost quarter of an inch longer than its supposed to be. very disappointed in Browning QC. They have responded that they may be able to expedite the repair. I guess it needs a new barrel.


I purchased the X-Bolt Hells Canyon Speed in the 300 WSM last week and loaded 180 grain Sierra BT with 4350 powder and some with 4831. After bore sighting I shot a 1/2 inch three shot group at 100 yards and my friend did even better with a ragged cloverleaf group with the 4350 loads. We got slightly larger groups 3/4 inch using the 4831 loads. All this was with a fairly cheap Bas Pro scope so I can’t wait to see what it will do with better optics. Muzzle break and stock design greatly improved felt recoil. The rifle… Read more »