The Great Escape

Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
#thegreatescape #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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Bicycle Race! #questival
Take a video of your team in front of the Vancouver Steam Clock while it's whistling.
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We love Gastown #questival
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)
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Don't know if you can hear the music but did it right in a McDonald's entrance! #thegreatescape #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Doing good #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Vancouver
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We love our city #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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Mostly pros #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.
We weren't very wasteful today #questival
Find the highest public vantage point you can and take a picture of the Vancouver skyline.
Vancouver is beautiful #questival
Take a creative team picture with a Canadian flag in the background.
Oh Canada #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.
We accidentally took a photo instead of a video for this 'ethnic restaurant' challenge. But it's ok! We can share it now, and we got to try TWO restaurants #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
FULL PASSPORT #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Queen Elizabeth Park, near the fountain. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Second challenge DONE #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Go cartwheels!! #questival
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Woooo! Cartwheels! #greatescape #questival
Pick up 100 pieces of trash 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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EWWW! Dirty diapers. Come on now. #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Stay safe this summer #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Snake bite tips #questival
Wave goodbye to a ship in Canada Place.
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Goodbye tourists! See you again #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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Filling expired parking meters #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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The wrath of timbits #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Two arms at once #questival #overthetop
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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PARKOUR #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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#lauralovesbooks #thegreatescape #questival
Take a photo outside the narrowest freestanding office building.
Vancouver Chinatown #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Pogo stick and bike! #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Mmmm wiener #thegreatescape #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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#thegreatescape #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
#questival
Challenge a non-Questival participant 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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So much jumping!! #questival
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
Fair trade! #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Our epic wall sit downtown #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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Do you trust us? #questival
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.)
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Met some great strangers #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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Strong women #thegreatescape #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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Legit boardroom #thegreatescape #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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So many knots #thegreatescape #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Alpine knot #thegreatescape #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Check it out! Knots! #thegreatescape #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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CAWW CAWW #thegreatescape #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Chicken jokes #thegreatescape #questival
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
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Getting our drink on at Lynn Valley. #hydrationIsHappiness #questival
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.
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Authentic Guy Fieri experience. Diners Drive-ins and Dives #thegreatescape #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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Best teacher ever!!! #nickTheGuy #questival
Film a video of your team crossing the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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Crossing the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge #thegreatescape #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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Mongolian food on Broadway! Love it. Great experience. #thegreatescape #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Jericho Beach Park, at the Jericho West Parking lot. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Check in #1!! #thegreatescape #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
On route to the lookout. #thegreatescape #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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We love Frozen! What do you expect from theatre nerds? @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
This is gross. We didn't think we would find 50 pieces of trash on a short hike. We found way more. Clean up after yourself. #questival
Hike to Quarry Rock, take a photo overlooking Indian Arm. (3.8 km)
We went half way up to remember that we left the totem in the car!!! Doh! #thegreatescape #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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Plank challenge! #thegreatescape #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vancouver and leave it for someone else to find.
I LOVE VANCOUVER!! #thegreatescape #questival
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)
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Make us walk back to get the totem we took five (maybe more) #thegreatescape #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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McDonalds condiments. Bon Appetite! #thegreatescape #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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Relaxing #thegreatescape #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Time for a career change 😎 #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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Tooth Fairies were a part of our childhoods - were they a part of yours? #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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Boy and in the kitchen #thegreatescape #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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Breakfast smoothie!! Apples, oranges, pineapple, mixed berries, and peaches #thegreatescape #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Sunrise. Good morning everyone! #thegreatescape #questival #cotopaxi
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Piggy backs! #timelapse #thegreatescape #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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Pop songs all night #iwantitthatway #thegreatescape #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Keep it green. Hang to dry. #thegreatescape #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Walking on the moon #thegreatescape #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
It's tiny, but it's beautiful. #sunset #thegreatescape #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Cute nicknames! #thegreatescape #questival
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
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And..... STRIKE!! #thegreatescape #questival
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
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#thegreatescape head to head #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#vidalopez happy birthday!!! #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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Resident mechanic #thegreatescape #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Vancouver 2017.
Our totem! #thegreatescape #questival
Show us how your team chills out at Dude Chilling Park.
Chill dudes at Dude Chilling Park #thegreatescape #questival
Take a team photo doing an intense pose in front of the Cotopaxi Techo 3 tent. Tell us the most intense place you've camped in your caption.
Don't throw people. Don't try this at home. It's dangerous. #kidding #questival
Do a coordinated stretching and warmup routine with another questival team in the festival area. Tell us the name of the team you met in the caption.
Doing some yoga with the Dragon Warriors #namaste #questival
Pick up your 18 L Luzon backpacks and take a team photo with everyone wearing their bag.
Friends being friends being friends. The Great Escape is here to crush it! #questival
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.
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NothingButNets saves lives with simple technology. Saving lives is always in style! #questival
Challenge another team in the festival area to a piggy-back race. Tell us the name of the other team, and who won in your caption.
Challenged Wild and Crazy to a piggyback race. We won! Got #thegreatescape #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
We arrived!!! #thegreatescape #questival
Do a little research on The International Rescue Committee. Subscribe to the IRC Newsletter by clicking this link, and upload a screenshot to prove you subscribed. Tell us something you learned about the IRC in the caption.
The IRC provides relief and helps those affected by conflict and disaster. Always great to see how we can help those less fortunate ❤️ #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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The Mummy Returns! #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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EAST COAST! #PEI #princeedwardisland #explore #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Dias vistas hike #questival