Team C-137

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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Bode taught us everything we know about the outdoors and being a great leader. He is an incredible mentor to all of us. #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.
Tom is 6’3” for reference (blue puffy) #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
http://bitterhead.tumblr.com/post/166652421826/some-moments-from-the-past-24-hours #questival
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
NY giants on a face #questival
Get llama nail art.
Thumbs up for Cotopaxi Questival! #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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It's hard to tell due to the ripply water, but there was seven skips, honor system #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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How to find good clean water for good clean fun #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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Many pros, little cons #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Bear Safety 101 #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
The most valuable dollar- a crane dollar! #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.
Both checkpoints complete! Much tired, very panda, so quest. #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
THATS TWO! Go C-137 #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
What a way to end this quest. The past 23 hours have been incredible. #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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It doesn’t get fresher than this #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
Meet Panda Picasso #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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Panda-rys Targaryen, Panda Mother of Dragons (🐉+🐼) #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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Surprise Snap pea! He knows his veggies #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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Thank you and all veterans for your service for our country. Without you all we would not posses the liberty to participate in events like Questival 🇺🇸 #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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Casey calls her twin #questival
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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Panda is thirsty after a hard 22.5 hours of Questival. Final stretch! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Added a Burlington patch to my Luzon pack so that I’ll never forget where I got it and the adventures that the pack helped me have! #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.
Get a load of this trash #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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So much going on but the most important is QUESTIVAL #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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#questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Panda vs. Unicorn, age old nemesis’s #unicornsareexstinctforareason #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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#15 was a challenge of panda’s charisma... but we got it! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
A note left on a bench in Starbucks #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Not 1, not 2, not 3... but 4 separate strangers 👍🏼 #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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Honesty is key 🔑 #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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They loved Panda! who doesn't? Our new friends live-streamed Panda on Facebook! #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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Groovy times here in Burly #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.
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True marble marvels #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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You’ve heard of puppy love, but have you ever heard of puppy love? #questival
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Bear hugging a tree #sugar maple #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Our campsite neighbor needed his car jump started and we were able to start his car for him! #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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I’m more of a Dijon kind-off-guy but Panda insisted.. #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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Casey wound up winning #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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the rare talking panda! #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.
Shelburne Campground was the perfect base of operations for our valiant quest(tival)! #questival
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
All the critters #questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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Giant Panda gettin big! #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
having a whale of a time! #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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I’ve had this book since I was in 2nd grade. 14 years later, it’s time to pass it on. #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Panda cartwheels #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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Hoop there it is #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Cake face round II!! #cortlandREDdragons #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Wow... this actually hurt. #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Splish splash, 58 degree water bath #questival
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Walked through the woods and came out a lot heavier... Boo litter #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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AQUAFLIP!! #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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Panda’s gotta get in shape after that foot race #tricepsontopoftriceps #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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Panda has skill #🐼 #🏐 #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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Held breath under water in beautiful lake Champlain for about 15-20 secs. Promise #tinynards #questival
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.
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Panda just got SMOKED #goodsportsmanship #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Good thing it’s beautiful out #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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They still match though #questival
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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I like climbing #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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Fre$h #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Piggy back ride? More like PANDA BACK ride 👌🏼 #questival
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Apple right off the core (also with peanut butter is pretty sweet). #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: 500 miles but we’ll walk 500 more! #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.
Here's one for the files #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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We quest it that way 🎵 #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
Halloween event at Lime Hollow Nature Preserve!! #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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TRUE STORY: 10 year old Jeff got the Sex Talk and the Santa Talk at the same time. Yup. #questival
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
We ran across the field like something was on our (whale) tails! #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
#QUESTIVAL2017 #TeamC-137 #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Bike and skateboard #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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Yeah yeah yeah meet our team! #questival #toomanycooks
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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Abs of steel! ...or jello... #questival
Find and photograph an Oregon State Quarter.
We’re rich! #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores, (using a camp stove or another method other than an open fire), add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Smores with Belvitas instead of graham crackers #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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Need some water for that burn? BOOM ROASTED #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 >
Melons on melons #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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How to dowse #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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Pandemonium cut me some slack #questival
Do a wheelie on a bike for 4 seconds or longer.
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I fought hard for this #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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Pandas got pipes! #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
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Forget track & field, we’ll just track stand. #12 seconds #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Donation to IRC!!! #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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Just like Lionel Richie. #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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This is how cars work #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
it's a pear-y nice morning! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
A little boost for a little (big) blouse! #streetart #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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One panda’s trash is another panda’s treasure! #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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An excuse to take a munchkin to the face #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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How bout dem pretzels #questival
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Lions and tigers and panda bears #ohmy #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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Good morning 🌞. Beautiful 🌅 #questival #cotopaxi
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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WE GOT IT! #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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Meditation on the shores of Champlain... with Panda! #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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Don’t go breaking Panda’s heart... or anything else. #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Double arm wrestling!! #questival #overthetop
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Pandas eat more than just bamboo...🍩🎋 #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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Cheers mate! #heneedsomemilk #questival
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Maple spice oatmeal #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.
Sending a net. Saving that life. Having fun at Questival #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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The panda that stalks Burlington #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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Morning mountain house meal #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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What to do if bitten by a snake #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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How to identify heat stroke #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Jon explains a grante #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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Jeff shows how to sharpen a knife #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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How to tie the alpine butterfly knot #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Doing a bowline #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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How to tie prusik knot #questival
While camping share a meal with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
PANDA KNOWS SHARING IS CARING! #questival
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Homies for the night!! #questival #cotopaxi
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal with a camp stove or any other method that doesn't include an open fire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Making sausage #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Dropping bars #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Call me maybe #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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Smells grand #questival
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)
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Welcome to my crib #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Getting those whites pearly #littlecircles #questival
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
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Leave No Trace principle number 5. Minimize campfire impact #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
I got uncomfortably close to this spider #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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We have driven 5 long hours and we would drive 5 hours more ,just to do another Questival with all the friends that we adore! @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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Questival maybe? #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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Having fun at the YMCA with a panda #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Jon is trying verrrry hard. panda won btw! #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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At my moms expense. And Jeff’s. #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Jáqette #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
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FANTASTIC #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Watch for a good laugh 🐋 #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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The pizza is MONEY!! #questival
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
It spins! #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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Thanks Drew and Amber! #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)
Panda was a little sleepy so we set up his hammock!! #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Church Street.
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A meal with a show #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Panda is always willing to share street food!! #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 Mentor. He is a refugee from Kosovo and he moved to Vermont in 1999. Now he studies business at the University of Vermont and works as a street vendor selling chili dogs. #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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Got him on the second one!! #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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Panda couldn’t snack 😥 #questival
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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you got a friend in me #questival
Go to a busy part of Church Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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10 o’clock postman is always a jam #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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Winner gets a hug! #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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The Chronic!! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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much love #questival
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Democracy means that everyone has a voice and every voice matters. Every person comes together to form one cohesive, collaborating unit, just like puzzle pieces forming a puzzle. Each piece is differently shaped and colored, but a puzzle is not complete with out each individual piece. Each piece is equally important. #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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Hope jeff enjoyed my new shoes #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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bits mcgee! #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
portal gun! #questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
My Maine squad over here! #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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The competition stiffens #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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LETS GOOOO #questival
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
new hat! #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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Ballin at #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
Truth is smoking kills! #questival
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
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Corn in the hole! #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
made it #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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Yoga and climbing @ YOSEMITE #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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Bap! (Ft. Vintage Star Wars Special Addition Luzons) #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Lee tells it like it is #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Haystack Mountain. 3rd highest peak in New York State! #questival