First Look: Leupold Patrol 6HD 1-6x24 Riflescope

Leupold recently the Patrol 6HD 1-6x24 riflescope.

posted on January 28, 2022

Leupold recently launched its Patrol 6HD 1-6x24, the company’s latest low power variable optic rifle scope.

The Patrol 6HD 1-6x24 has a lightweight, low-profile design that deploys quickly, while its 1-6x magnification lets you engage targets anywhere and distances ranging from tight corners to wide open fields.

“The Patrol 6HD is a true 1x power tactical optic, designed to help get you on target fast when it counts,” said John Snodgrass, Tactical Product Line Manager for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “It offers the best combination of durability, low-light performance and edge-to-edge clarity of any LPVO on the market.”

Two models will be available at launch, both of which have a 30mm maintube and a Rear Focal Plane configuration. One model features 1⁄4-MOA adjustments that use a traditional capped dial and comes equipped with an Illuminated FireDot Duplex reticle. The other model retains the 1⁄4-MOA adjustments but comes equipped with Leupold’s CDS-ZL2 dial system, allowing two full two turns of elevation adjustment with a locking dial and making it compatible with the company’s Custom Dial System. The CDS-ZL2 model has an Illuminated CM-R2 reticle.

The Patrol 6HD uses Leupold’s Professional-Grade Optical System, which delivers a level of light transmission, glare reduction, and resolution that professional guides and shooters demand. The scope also has an anti-cant in-scope electronic reticle level, to simplify mounting and improve long- range accuracy. The lightweight design of the scope disperses recoil energy for unrivaled durability, and a removable throw-lever allows for quick magnification changes in the heat of the moment. The scope is waterproof and fogproof, and its superior ruggedness has been verified through Leupold’s Punisher testing process.

Like all Leupold riflescopes, the Patrol 6HD is designed, machined, and assembled in the company’s Beaverton, OR, factor and is backed by the Leupold Lifetime Guarantee.

MSRP for the Patrol 6HD 1-6x24 with a Firedot reticle is $1399, and MSRP for the Patrol 6HD with a CM-R2 reticle and CDS turrets is $1499. For more information on these scopes and other Leupold products, please visit


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