Seriously, your best bet is to handle as many rifles as you can, mount them with your eyes closed then open your eyes and see where you're looking. Pick the one that feels right and mounts naturally so your eyes align with the scope or sights.
I'm kind of spoiled by my brownings (A-bolts), but like most think it up to you and what feels best. They will all do the job most likely.
That said, if money is a factor, I go back to something my dad told me when growing up~: "If limited by money, get a cheaper gun, but a better scope." I have found this to be true. So make sure you have enough dough left over for a good scope, you won't be sorry.
I have owned and shot all major brands and lots of brands that you have never heard of.
the posters above will not steer you wrong, but look outside the window a little
CZ 550 has it all, plus you will get GREAT trigger, that is a GREAT SET trigger, don't get me wrong I enjoy the Savage trigger, but you only have one weight, with the set trigger you do not have to use it, you can use the normal pull.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...