Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Collect all of the garbage you create during your adventure and take a picture of it in the final two hours of Questival then recycle/compost what you can.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Denver Oktoberfest on 21st between Larimer and Market, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at City Park near Thatcher Fountain, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
**** PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Wear a pumpkin helmet while eating pumpkin soup out of a pumpkin.
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Go to your favorite pizza joint and try to eat a piece in one bite
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing Quidditch with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival and post a video of the results.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Blindfold a teammate and give them 2 different back massages. One with all of your hands, the other with all of your feet. Have them guess which was which.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankenstein's Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with Mile High in the background, yes the actual stadium.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
As a team sing the state song of Rocky Mountain High dressed as John Denver. Sing it loud sing it proud.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
Leave a scary book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give an MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Find a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST DEN 2017.
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Go to a grocery store and pretend an avocado (or a similar looking item) is a dragon egg from Game of Thrones. Have a ceremony with a teammate to crown the Queen of the Dragons.
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Find and take a team photograph with the big blue bear.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Denver.
Go to a busy part of 16th St. put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Get llama nail art.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Denver and leave it for someone else to find.
Visit stein hoisting or keg bowling either as a participant or spectator.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Go to the main stage and as a team dance to whatever band is playing.
Take a team photo with the giant bobble head.
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.