Go to a busy part of China Town, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Take a stroll through the haunting fairytale art walk. A man-made eucalyptus grove called Wood Line.
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 >)
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Step over the Andy Goldsworthy Drawn Crack art to avoid breaking your mothers back
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
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.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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)
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Make a video of your team walking though Mescaline Grove with Jurassic Park music in the background
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Take a photo of the Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection #someta
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Lands End Coastal Trail - 3.5 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Sutro Baths)
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)
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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 >
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Enjoy the view of "Three Gems" has to offer
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Andy Goldsworthy's art installations loop in the Presidio - 2.7 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Woodline)
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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!
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Take a photo or video with a wild Eschscholzia californica
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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.
Try and find the last standing Standard Oil gas station
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Take a seat next to the Ruth Asawa’s Fountain
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.”
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Go to St Louis Alley in Chinatown and in slow motion recreate fight scene from the movie "Big Trouble in Little China".
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in San Francisco
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Partake of the "official" dish of SF (Chowder in a Bread Bowl) with no hands.
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.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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.
Make a Real World style confession video about the love of your life inside an inclosed slide
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!).
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Find and photograph the Admission Day Monument Octopuses
Make a video telling us something you learned about Lotta's Fountain *with the fountain in the background*
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. 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 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.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Visit the San Francisco pet cemetery
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
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.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.