They have upwards of 800 horsepower, are four-wheel drive and are made for one reason and one reason only… to go up hills very quickly. Hill climbing is a sport that melds the art of drag racing and off roading together in one big adrenaline filled race to the top. The vehicles are generally home brewed beasties and are, for the most part, little more then a big-ass engine that’s attached to some plumbing and a roll-cage. Sometimes however things can go astray and when this happens it can be all down hill… literally. The following video shows how dangerous this sport can be and why, in the end, these vehicles need to be built to withstand the unbelievable stresses associated with this sport.