Winter Is Coming
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Lands End Coastal Trail - 3.5 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Sutro Baths)
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.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Make your way through the Labyrinth at Land’s End
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
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)
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)
Eat an entire Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Enjoy the view of "Three Gems" has to offer
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Step over the Andy Goldsworthy Drawn Crack art to avoid breaking your mothers back
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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 >)
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Make a video of your team walking though Mescaline Grove with Jurassic Park music in the background
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike or razor scooter. No balance assistance allowed.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Find The "Center" of San Francisco Monument and take a photo visiting it during daylight hours
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.
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.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Go to (Mission) Delores Park and find the Golden Fire Hydrant. Do 'foot fires' as a team as fast as you can with the hydrant in the video. #feetsohot
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.)
Take a team picture at Clarion Alley with your favorite street art in the background. #mission
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on The Embarcadero street
Drink a cup of coffee with the Hills Bros. Coffee Drinker statue.
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.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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)
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Take a picture with a FAKE Ursus arctos californicus
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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 >
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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!
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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.