CODE NAME: Ginger Merkin

***PRIZA CHALLENGE*** Paint a teammates face like a llama. There’s some free face painting supplies at checkpoint 2 while supplies last.
Blue llama #questival
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.
Damn good times. #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Awesome adventure! #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Join the Cotopaxi team at Jobot Coffee, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp.
Made it! #questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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Love our brothers from another mother. #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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What we love about #questival. #questival
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
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Four 1 second hops. Hahaha #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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Bicycle bicycle. . . I want to ride my bicycle. I want to ride my bike. #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Getting around town #questival
Collect 50 pieces of litter along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered. #dogood
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Hole trash #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Men can be sentimental too #merkinpride #questival
Pick up 100 pieces of litter at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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Dirty lake. #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. Please do not bring it to Checkpoint 2.
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Citizenship. #questival
Create your most fall themed Pinterest photo. #justfallthings
Our fall porch #merkinmendecorate #questival
Place your llama sticker on your team vehicle and take a team photo with it.
Questival llamazine #questival
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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The road is a good post apocalypse story. Good book to pass along. #questival
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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Plankety plank plank plank #questival
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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Not a fan. 🤣 #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. Sunset Saturday is 5:28pm
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Sunset. It’s been fun. #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can, time lapse if necessary.
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#questival
Film a 15 second video illustrating how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Locks down tight. #questival
Film a 15 second video illustrating how to tie a prusik knot.
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You can slide it but it resists pulling. #questival
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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Don’t get the poops. Follow these tips. #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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50 push-ups 🤜🤛 #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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Baby, Scary, Sporty #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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💦💧💦 #questival #questival
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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Loved dancing on a ceiling. #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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We call this trick the doggy run. #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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Don’t go breaking my spine. #questival
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
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Slack line - we may only get a participation trophy. Haha #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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The great grape challenge. #questival
Give a team-member a mohawk. Do it right, buzz everything but the spine. No faux hawks allowed.
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I️ better win this thing #sacrifices #brazilianmerkin #questival
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.
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Way to easy to guess. 🤚🖖 #questival
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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Showing some appreciation for those that taught and encouraged us. #questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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8 items donated to a local food bank program. Feeling good. #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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Do some good. #donate #questival
During daylight hours locate a inflatable waving tube person and dance with them. Click the link for example.
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His moves are so good, so fluid! #questival
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)
This is Stacey, she is a nurse at Banner Health and lives in Downtown Phoenix. She encouraged us to overcome our shyness about approaching people for these challenges. She made us smile and were glad she is in this world. #questival
Papago Park Hole in the Rock - less than one mile Easy (Take an awkward family picture at Hole in the Rock)
Hole in the Rock such beautiful mountains. #questival
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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#flockofseagulls #crazies #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Mill Avenue.
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10 centipede pushups in Mill Ave. rawr #questival
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.
Review posted, great review site. #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.
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Delicious 🤤 #questival
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.
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Happy Saturday to you guys with Boba tea. Happy Saturday to you. #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees. https://www.cotopaxi.com/pages/our-grantees
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#radiatinghope #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (12pm-1:30pm) - Go to AcroBody Yoga at 1730 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Checkpoint closes at 1:30pm.
Acro Yoga ✔️ 🧘‍♂️ #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Arizona state motto means to you.
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This place rocks. #AZ #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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No eyes bowline from captain spicy merkin #hellaknot #tiedownthatmerkin #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet. Break out the tape measure.
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Fly plane fly! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Such beautiful apples. #farmersmarket #rocksprings #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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Ninja star origami. #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Brush brush brush to good oral hygiene. Haha. #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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Fresh filtered water from lake pleasant. #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
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So cold.... #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@JKCorden @latelateshow #swishswish #bish #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@JKCorden @latelateshow #carpoolkaraoke #questival #cotopaxi #questival
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)
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4 seconds. Not bad but the water was was SO cold. #lakepleasant #questival
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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#floater it actually floats! Yes #questival
Politely ask a saguaro cactus to be in a photo with your team. Take a team photo in your best cactus pose.
Yoga position: cactus pose. #namaste #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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First aid the most important skill #merkinthatcut #questival
Visit a town with a population below 500. Take a picture by the population sign. No sign, no points.
11 people 32 horses 158 cattle #questival
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.
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Just a refresher where all the fluids are located. #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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Make sure that fire is out before you head out. #questival
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Our warm warm fire. Great experience lighting this with flint. #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Good ol’ hot dog on a open fire. #questival
Stop by and visit the locals of Bumble Bee; A ghost town. Take a team picture with the old buildings.
Here in Bumble Bee at the old school house. #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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Make your blades extra sharp and stay safe. #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Llama art. #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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Yep, I prefer fresh eggs. 🥚🥚🥚🥚 #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Heat stroke is something to be serious about. Remember to slowly cool them down so they don’t go into shock. #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#thingstoremember get to the hospital #questival
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give a 15 second MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
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Check out our outdoor crib. #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. Sunrise Saturday is 6:56am
Sunrise was amazing. 🌞 #questival #cotopaxi
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team.
Great Jerky. Thanks for the snack. #questival
Swing through and take a picture of the Montezuma Castle. Be respectful as there is construction happening here. Totem Required.
Montezumas Castle. So epic. 👀 #questival
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.
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Smokey Merkin a fragrance for men. Presented by Ron Swanson. #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Just like that. 🎤⤵️ #questival
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.
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Roasting up a marshmello on a toasty hot dog bun. 🌭🧐 #questival
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.
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Reese’s s’mores - 2 Graham Crackers, 1 Toasted Marshmello, 1 Piece of Milk Chocolate, 1 Reese’s cup. #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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It came out of the lake... 😱 #questival #scary #story #impeachthegoldenmerkin #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#uptownfunk #campfire bliss #questival
Ride a unicycle for 5 seconds.
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Unicycle time. #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Making fine toe wine. #gross #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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Clean and environmentally friendly. #questival #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Such a quick game. Hahaha 💦💦 #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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Egg in the face. #questival #roulette #questival
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine that puts cream or sugar in coffee.
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Put a little sugar in that coffee. #questival #questival
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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So gross. You can tell by his face. #gross #fearfactor style #questival
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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Sweet serenade. #somewhereovertherainbow #questival
Convince a stranger not participating in the questival to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
#cowboys he let us do it!! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Hugs are good for the soul. #questival #hugs #questival
Find and photograph a Canadian license plate (any province will do). The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Found an Alberta on the i17 N. Score!!!! #questival
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)
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I love the guy at the end. 😂😅🤣 #questival
Challenge a stranger not participating in the questial to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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Jump roping at a karaoke bar. Epic. #questival
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.
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The fruit was an amazingly awkward touch. #questival
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 >
Hanging out with ol’ melon head. #questival #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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#neighborhoodbar #bartender #nemesis #keepthepeace with #cookies #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Our favorite street art we came across during this #questival #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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#comingout stories. #questival #family #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team recreate this family photo as accurately as possible.Tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Family Portrait time. #questival #remake #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Mmmbop, mmmmerkin. #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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Breakfast. #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Grape eating merkin. #questival
Get llama nail art.
Llama face nail art. #questival #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Sharing is merkin. #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget. Then only refer to them as their nickname for the remainder of Questival.
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We’re the Merkins. A basic American family. #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Delicious husband. #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Ol’ mustard merkin #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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Blue cheesy merkin #cheeseinmymerkin #phxmerkinparty #whatcolorisyourmerkin #questival
Knit a tiny scarf for a cat.
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For a very tiny cat. #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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It was a day old doughnut hole too! #ouch #questival #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Round two. Yuck #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Yay llama pancakes. #questival #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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Bag-o-merkin #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Phoenix 2017.
Code name ginger llama merkin. #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit with your ticket or fare card.
Social Bikes and light rail ... all with a merkin. #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Arizona or the city flag of Phoenix.
JoBot #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Phoenix and leave it for someone else to find.
On a bus stop for the best set of passengers to find and enjoy. #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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He lost on all accounts. Haha #double #armwrestle #questival #overthetop
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" and "welcome to flavortown" over and over to be authentic. Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#review of this hummus. Welcome to flavortown! money. #questival
Do some good for your local food bank by eating at any Even Stevens location during Questival. Take a photo with your food inside Even Stevens.
Even Stevens for a little nourishment. #food #questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
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Just chillin like a villain. #hammock #questival #questival
Make a 15 second commercial on why people should visit Arizona.
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It ain’t snowing. #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#walkthemoon #questival. I think we just look drunk. Hahha #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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Kevin won. Haha #questival #questival
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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She was so willing to trust us. #questival #questival
Go to a public place and eat an eggplant 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)
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He said it tasted spicy. #questival #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food trucks and take a quick pic with your meal.
Slider licking good. #questival #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish (It will be announced by the MC)
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#602 #questiva #LOVE #Phoenix #questival
Take a team selfie with llama Miguel.
Go llama #questival
Participate in the follow the llama dance off.
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#questival
Make an instagram story post at the festival and use #questival. Post a screenshot.
Sharing our #Questival experience with the Instagram world. #questival
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
#questival
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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The more you know! #malaria #hiv #knowledge #testing #questival
Introduce yourself to another team and take a creative team photo with your new friends.
#flagtastics and #codenamegingermerkin met and became best of friends. #questival
Play Giant "Beer" Pong, cornhole or connect four at the Festival with another team.
#codenamegingermerkin playing some giant beer pong. #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Ubered in. So excited. #questival
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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#gingermerkin #questiva #beatit #winners #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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It’s just a jump to the left... #questival
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.
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Alaska! #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Humphreys Peak, Flagstaff, AZ. Unforgettable views. #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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#adventuremovie #homewardbound #questival