The A.M. Mexicans
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Recreate your favorite 49ers, Golden State Warriors, Raiders, Giants, Sharks, Quakes, or A's sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Take a photo or video with a wild Eschscholzia californica
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. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Take a photo or video with a real live Callipepla californica
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
It is NOW the end of your 24th hour of Questival, share with us the best photo/video of where you ended up. Don't forget the totem.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Go to St Louis Alley in Chinatown and in slow motion recreate fight scene from the movie "Big Trouble in Little China".
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
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.
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower like one might eat an apple. Pretend that this is your 'normal' and film others reactions. #secretvideo (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Take a video of your team doing the official state dance of California on any pier
Play a game of Twister in front of the sculpture nicknamed, the "Quebec Libre Fountain".
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Make a photo collage of 4 types of flowers at the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park. Make sure your totem is in each photo!
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival who is not a part of the Questival use the caption to tell the story. (Don't forget your totem)
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Take a cooking class and learn to cook something new.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Mountain Lake Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find the eight sided house that was once used to watch for incoming ships at the Golden Gate.
Make your way through the Labyrinth at Land’s End
Lands End Coastal Trail - 3.5 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Sutro Baths)
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Take a picture with a FAKE Ursus arctos californicus
Take a photo of the Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection #someta
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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)
Go surfing, catch a wave.
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Eat the treat that was "invented" at San Francisco's own Japanese Tea Garden at the Japanese Tea Garden
Make a video of your team walking though Mescaline Grove with Jurassic Park music in the background
Step over the Andy Goldsworthy Drawn Crack art to avoid breaking your mothers back
Enjoy the view of "Three Gems" has to offer
Take a science-y team photo outside of the California Academy of Sciences museum. Come back another day for a proper visit (San Francisco resident free day info tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
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)
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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.
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
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)
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime 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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 dowse a campfire.
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.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Take a stroll through the haunting fairytale art walk. A man-made eucalyptus grove called Wood Line.
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Make a video of your team conducting the music coming from The Wave Organ
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Visit the San Francisco pet cemetery
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Pick a state or national park you want to visit. Take a 15s video letting us know what you would want to do during your visit.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.