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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).
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
Snack on the state vegetable of Utah.
Film a video illustrating how to properly and safely glissade down a glacier. Be careful!
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Cotopaxi would love your help providing aid to Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico. Please click the link in the push notifications to screenshot your donation.
Perform a magic trick for a stranger on the street and tell them you ran out of treats.
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.
Recreate your favorite Utah sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
Do a real hurdle in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.)
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.
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Visit a historic site/do a hike that is not on this list but should be.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Utah
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Boulder an established problem outdoors. Tell us the rating and name of the problem in the caption #vhard
Show us how to Spot someone correctly while bouldering. #spoons
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
Make a 15 second video about how to properly set up an equalized anchor for repelling
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire (think scarves, PSL, uggs, flannel, etc). Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
Take a drive down up one of Utah's beautiful canyons during daylight hours, show us the views!
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
Bad luck? No such thing if you're Frankenstein. Walk like Frankenstein under a ladder.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Create your greatest "Mummy Fashion" on a teammate using Toilet Paper. (Don't waste the toilet paper, sent it home with a teammate after for good use!)
Rake up a trash bags worth of leaves for a neighbor with their permission.
Ghost someone whilst wearing a classic "bedsheet" ghost costume
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.
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)
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.
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Utah state motto means to you.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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.
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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).
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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
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.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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)
Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant with a partner and sing "Puttin' on the Ritz" like Gene Wilder and partner from Young Frankenstein.
Ride a unicycle. The kind with one wheel, one seat and pedals.
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Go to a thrift store and create the most "basic" fall outfit you can.
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Video a teammate throwing a maple doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
Play pass the Candy Corn with Strangers. Use spoons to pass the candy corn from person to person. Hold the spoon in your mouth.
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)
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Do some good for your local food bank by eating at any Even Stevens location during Questival. Take a photo with your food inside Even Stevens.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes #newschoolshoes
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate a memorable Halloween moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Do the Eggnog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of eggnog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
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)
Howl like a pack of wolves in a public park for 15 seconds at dawn.
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankenstein's Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock. so not on private property ie, malls)
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictures with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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.
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
Show us how to do a Butterfly Coil with a rope and carry it like a backpack
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins in grass and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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)
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Video your best scare on a teammate.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story 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 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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Partake of the state dish of Utah with no hands.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
Make some homemade root beer with dry ice. Give a toast to someone.
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
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.
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No store bought caramel apples.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
Take a picture of a ghost.
Challenge a teammate's parent to a speed walking competition
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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.
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Show us the tallest thing you can hurdle.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Salt Lake City
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Get someone registered to vote #america
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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)
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Utah house/Senate (ie, HR 3990). Give us a 15 second review.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBER 2017.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Go to a busy part of Downtown put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke") DO NOT DO THIS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #cranberries
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
As a team sing the state song of Utah. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Write a note with 10 things you love about Salt Lake City and leave it for someone else to find.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Find a Salt Lake Tribune sidewalk plaque that reads, "Hot Tamales"
Snap a photo of a Maud May Babcock quote on Regent St.
Find and snap a pic of a Deseret News sidewalk art installation. Tell us in your caption what the headline read.
Snap a photo of this on Regent St.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
In 1860, how long did it take to mail a letter from SLC to San Francisco? show us the answer written on Regent St.
FInd and snap a photo of this Brigham Young sidewalk plaque on Regent St.
Find this "Evening Curtain" plaque on Regent St.
Eat something from one of the Gallivan Center launch party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Take a team photo in front of the mural on the bridge at The Gallivan Center
Snap a team photo in front of the floating rock monument at The Gallivan Center
Successfully arrive at check-in (75 S. Main) having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Find this cat at The Gallivan Center
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take Regent Street when walking from check-in to the Gallivan Center and take a pic in front on the Regent Street Green Pole on the street corner
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.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the Gallivan Center. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Make a 15 second demonstrating you know what and where watershed areas are in Utah. (tap this challenge for a reference map)
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.