You know what Subaru is all about, picking up the kids from school, dropping off the dog at the v-e-t, and climbing up some dope, sandy hills. It's all in the day's work for a stock Forester.
Gabe Darnell posted the above video on YouTube, showing a 90's, all-stock Subaru climbing an insane hill in Silver Lake. The gutsy, again, all-stock, car apparently followed the same ruts that diesel dually left only moments before, when it FAILED to climb the hill.
Subarus may not be the fastest cars on the market today, but they will certainly get you from point a to point b no matter lies in between, and they will do it with little-to-no aftermarket work.