VT Ventures

Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Doing good things from our philo hike! #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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Wowsa #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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HOW STRONG TOO STRONG #questival #overthetop
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.
Ending our day watching the sunset from the end of the fishing pier! Awesome Questival! #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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Rex is visiting from out of state..hooked up some water for him! #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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Fitting for the skate park!!! This songs a classic #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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Interested in finding clean water?! Listen up fam! #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
https://pcw08056.wordpress.com/2017/10/21/286/ #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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#questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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Recap: amazing time but super exhausted! Loved the questival! #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Token 2 done #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Team VT Ventures in the final hour #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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Big or small all trash matters. Clean up litter bugs. #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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Skipping rocks but not skipping challenges #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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End of the questival and can still do 50 push ups. Leaving it all out there for questival 2017 Burlington vt #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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MINE MINE MINE #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
The sunsets over Lake Champlain never get old! #questival
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Monkeys! #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
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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Fun to stay at the YMCA #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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Boardroom evaluation; decided to keep the whole team! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
This Buddha has watched our friendship grow while our points rose #goodvibesonly #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.
Dragged around this bag and collected all our garbage! A clean earth makes everyone happier! #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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Thanks coach! #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Getting tired, time for a water war! #questival
Get llama nail art.
His and hers nail art #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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Team VT Ventures keeping in sharp into the final hours #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Questival 2017 vintage....its a good year #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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KALE CHALLENGE with VT Ventures. Get your veggies kids. #questival
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
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Pop the wheelie now I’m sweatin’ #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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Get your fruits and veggies in. #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
VT flag we see you #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Church Street.
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Human celtipedes aren’t all that bad #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Crepes are better between the knees. #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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Enjoying our trip to Turkey. #questival
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Awesome Granite sculpture! This means to us that democracy is a puzzle consisting of many pieces and isn't straightforward! #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Met up with Llama Balls for a race; VT Ventures takes the win! #questival
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
This wonderful structure outside City Hall is made of Granite, the state rock of Vermont! #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)
Chilling beside City Hall #questival
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)
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Mmmm enjoying a nice, crisp, delicious stock of cauliflower on Church St! #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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We made a new friend named max. He was a dollar short for his coffee, so we gave him one :) #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 Eli! #questival
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
Monarch Butterfly. Found by the butterfly bushes at the Vermont Federal Credit Union. #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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3 floors, 3 points! Team VT Ventures making strides #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Making friends with strangers. #questival
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
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"The Lost Sailboat" a spooky story by VT Ventures #questival
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Hey Kat loved what you did here #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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#30seconds #questival
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Do good. Feel good. Signed up to voulnteer with habitat for humanity #vt #burlington #vermont #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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Met Jake, a very willing stranger, interested in being in out trust fall! #questival
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
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Ever want to learn how to read the earth clock??? Listen up friends. #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Getting nice and cool out here loving the lake #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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Brrrrr water definitely isn't warm! Breath held for 11 seconds! #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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Bump, set, spike! We love our volleyball! #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Teamwork makes the memework. #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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Round trip slackline! #questival
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
#questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Checkpoint 1, check! What a fun questival! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Supporting the local farmers by eating local. #questival
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
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Allie started the fire it was always burning since the worlds been turning #questival
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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Couldn't make it to Bettlejuice so we ate some instead #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Camping Chris coming in hot with the tips #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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Find Laundryman on the streets drying his laundry all day every day #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Watch out for them snacks out there fam #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Feeling a throbbing headache?? You may be suffering from heat stroke. Take a break you deserve it. #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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Turning paper into art #origami #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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You brush my teeth, I’ll brush yours. #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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Check us out Wednesday at 9. #questival #toomanycooks
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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North street boys! #Everybody #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Birds in the sky #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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“Dancing on the ceiling” #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)
Erin Malone bought the store MoMos to facilitate community. Bought the store from nothing and slowing building it back up. Been in business for 21 months. #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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Love at first board #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Face cake has never tasted better! #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Mmmm complete and nutritious meal! #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Llama pancakes are not easy! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Hugs not drugs. #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Vt official butterfly featured in our favorite mural downtown #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Sometimes doors are heavy and you need a hand #questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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Go donate! #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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donating clothes to the riverside health center!!! Happy to give back to this area #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Trying to make friends my nemesis...evil front desk man #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Leaf peeping while exploring for questival #leaf peeping #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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Guess that food with Bro Eats #vtventure #burlington #vt #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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Feet are the new hands #vt #burlington #questival
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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We love apples! Especially when fermented! #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Doughnut from the balcony. #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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Always nice to relax! Burlington is full of beautiful parks to enjoy! #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Wish I had a corn dog to chase with. #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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We love Tay Swift! Check out this rendition of Love Story! #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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No vampires here! #halloween #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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I’m blue a da ba de. #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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Queen is sponsoring our questival playlist #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Bikes and skateboards, our everyday choice for transportation. #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Ski poles are always safe! #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
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Come visit the biggest larger smallest city in the US #vermont #802 #vt #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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The wonky ledge dance. #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Alpine butterfly? Say bye bye. #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Bowline so fine. #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Knots for days. #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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No dodging doughnuts. #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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For your skis, snowboards, and friends! #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Too bad the max video is 15 seconds, we could do this all day! #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Zero gravity! Also an amazing brewery! #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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Reading never goes out of style! Thanks Vermont for the little libraries! #questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Maine leaf peepers #questival
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Vermont sure does love its Maples! #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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Paying it forward to Ron for some coffee before he heads to the car show!!! Love to do good. #questival
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.
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All hail the mighty avocado! #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Introducing your VT Venture squad #questival
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
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Parkway Diner serving up some sweet stacks with yummy maple syrup #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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Check out parkway diner....it’s money! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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Mmmm cheese omlets #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Cotopaxi does good! So do we; get out there my friends! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Vt Ventures here til the end #vtventures @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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Here comes the sun 🎵🎵🎵 #questival #cotopaxi
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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When you walk in someone else's shoes you really get to know them #besties #fam #vtventures #questival
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
Whale done sir! #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
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Track stands: easier on the fixie! #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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Mountain meals at midnight. Yum. #campeats #questival
Roadtrip to Emily’s Bridge in Stowe. Take a picture there at night and see if you capture any ghosts.
We lost one to Emily #emilysbridge#spoktober #questival
Visit "Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard". Tell us what your favorite flavor is in your caption.
Sugar plum fairies no longer dancing on my spoon #rip #flavorgraveyard #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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Crisp spring water mmmmm tasty #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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got milk? #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
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#keepvermontweird #questival
Take a roadtrip to the Crown Point Bridge, and take a team photo with the bridge in the background.
Great bridge, better place to star gaze! #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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Spiders are bigger in NY #questival
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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Beat itttttt #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Get it? Haha #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
I spy VT Ventures logo do you? #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Do Good! What a motto to love by! #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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New York Support #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
VT Ventures loves to give back #questival
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Got to stay energized for the 24 hour race! #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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Malaria bites the dust with nothingbut.net #questival
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.
#nothingbutnets.net #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
#FinishIt, VT Ventures is here for the long haul #questival
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
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Here's the truth, VT Ventures coming at ya! #questival
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
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Friends are made over cornhole! Hello team Dennis and the Dinosaur! #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
Legally and lawfully, that's pur middle name! #questival
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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Love making friends, now Beat It! #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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#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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#yellowstone #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Moss glen falls #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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Team VT Ventures coming at ya! #questival