The Best of the Quest
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Take a photo or video with a wild Eschscholzia californica
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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)
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.
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.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
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
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
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.
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.
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)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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 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.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a photo collage of 4 types of flowers at the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park. Make sure your totem is in each photo!
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
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
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Step over the Andy Goldsworthy Drawn Crack art to avoid breaking your mothers back
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 >)
Eat the treat that was "invented" at San Francisco's own Japanese Tea Garden at the Japanese Tea Garden
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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)
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local San Francisco BEACH, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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)
Find the eight sided house that was once used to watch for incoming ships at the Golden Gate.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Make a Real World style confession video about the love of your life inside an inclosed slide
Reenact a scene from Cool Runnings riding a piece of cardboard down the Seward Street Slides
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Try and find the last standing Standard Oil gas station
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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 a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Go to St Louis Alley in Chinatown and in slow motion recreate fight scene from the movie "Big Trouble in Little China".
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.”
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Partake of the "official" dish of SF (Chowder in a Bread Bowl) with no hands.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
Drink a cup of coffee with the Hills Bros. Coffee Drinker statue.
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!).
Have one teammate take a selfie video of them trying to get through Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze as fast as they can. #headsup
Take a video of your team doing the official state dance of California on any pier
Take a photo of your favorite game at Musée Mécanique
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Make a video of your team conducting the music coming from The Wave Organ
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take a team photo with your new Luzon backpacks in a creative way. #art
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.