Mighty Morphin Flower Arrangers
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Take a team picture at Clarion Alley with your favorite street art in the background. #mission
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Lafayette Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
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.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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.
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 >
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second Bob Ross tutorial video on how to paint the Painted Ladies in front of the Painted Ladies. Be sure to use an easel and the color "Van Dyke Brown".
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during 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)
Visit the Financial District and take a video of the corporate goddesses #zoom
In the Financial District find the Banker's Heart sculpture and confess one of your deepest secrets to it (don't step on the greenery please!).
Take a photo of an alley way plaque that reads “On approximately this spot, Miles Archer, partner of Sam Spade, was done in by Brigid O’Shaughnessy.”
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of California
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
Visit Jack Early Park during daylight park hours and take a team photo on the viewing platform
Take a photo of your favorite game at Musée Mécanique
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Take a video of your team doing the official state dance of California on any pier
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.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Partake of the "official" dish of SF (Chowder in a Bread Bowl) with no hands.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
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
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
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)
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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 the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Eat the treat that was "invented" at San Francisco's own Japanese Tea Garden at the Japanese Tea Garden
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Step over the Andy Goldsworthy Drawn Crack art to avoid breaking your mothers back
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco PARK, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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 >)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a video of your team walking though Mescaline Grove with Jurassic Park music in the background
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.
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)
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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 a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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!).
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find "The Gates of Hell Sculpture" in Palo Alto and eat a mouthful of hot tamales in front of it. #aintnothing
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Hug a Sequoiadendron giganteum
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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.
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.
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Take a photo of the hotel that is featured in the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Vertigo"
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
Visit the San Francisco pet cemetery
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.