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.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
Go to this link (click link and tap GO>) and donate to the IRC. Write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee on some fabric and give it to a Cotopaxi staff member for a display later in the year.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. Don't forget the totem.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
See how long you can hold a consistent singing note and document the entire thing. Make sure it's loud and that you are in a VERY public place.
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space.
Take a picture of an uncommon object underneath the sign of Uncommon Objects. If you choose to enter this eccentric shop, please be respectful and kind.
Need to refuel? Find the Bobo's Oat Bar team near the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge between 11:30am and 12:30pm! Love what you tried? Let us know @eatbobos on social media.
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Take a team selfie with your favorite box of cereal with one of the 17 remaining 'Moonlight Towers'. They are an official Texas state landmark, btw.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Come meet us at the lower level of Hope Outdoor Gallery on the benches and get the challenge details.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Head to Mitscoots (2505 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702) between 10am-5pm and assemble a "care canister" to be given away to someone less-fortunate in the area. Take a team video/picture of you putting your canister together.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Come by The Shade Project SPF station at Tru-Skin Dermatology (3500 Jefferson St, Ste 200, 78731) between 10AM and NOON and get your shade on! Teams will lather each other up and learn how to stay sun safe… the 1st 200 visitors get a special gift!
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. Don't forget your totem.
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Between 9 and 10:30AM find the ultimate hang at Kammok (1401 E 7th St Austin, TX 78702). Come set up and sit in a hammock, then take it down and use it as an accessory in a team photo in front of our mural. Breakfast while supplies last. :)
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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)
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Take a photo or video with a wild 'Texas bluebonnet'
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Get llama nail art.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit).
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Take a picture of a High Brew can in a creative way. **Hint - you might want to save an unopened can for a challenge that you'll do later.**
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.