Reenact a scene from Cool Runnings riding a piece of cardboard down the Seward Street Slides
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful 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.
Take a picture with a FAKE Ursus arctos californicus
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
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Take a photo or video with a wild Eschscholzia californica
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Visit Billy Goat Hill Park in Noe Valley and take your turn on the tree swing
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as 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.
Take a photo of the hotel that is featured in the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Vertigo"
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.”
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
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
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 llama nail art.
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.
Write a note with 10 things you love about San Francisco and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of San Francisco
Try and find the last standing Standard Oil gas station
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Visit the cemetery of the first Mexican governor of Alta California, Captain Luis Arguello *during daylight hours*
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 >
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Take a team picture at Clarion Alley with your favorite street art in the background. #mission
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
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.
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.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second Bob Ross tutorial video on how to paint the Painted Ladies in front of the Painted Ladies. Be sure to use an easel and the color "Van Dyke Brown".
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Take a photo in front the boutique commonly referred to as, "the store with the legs!”. You'll know it when you see it #legday
Take a photo of some of the earliest tombstones in this city at Buena Vista Park
Find The "Center" of San Francisco Monument and take a photo visiting it during daylight hours
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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.
Take a team photo visiting of the last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
Take a photo of your team running up 163 steps of mosaic tiles steps
Find and photograph a California State Quarter.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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!
Drop off flowers in honor of the heroes at Heroes Grove Memorial
Make a Real World style confession video about the love of your life inside an inclosed slide
Make a video of your team walking though Mescaline Grove with Jurassic Park music in the background
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Enjoy the view of "Three Gems" has to offer
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
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 >)
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Eat the treat that was "invented" at San Francisco's own Japanese Tea Garden at the Japanese Tea Garden
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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)
Hug a Sequoiadendron giganteum
Pay your respects to the fairies at Faery Door in Golden Gate Park
Find the 13 trees planted to represent the original colonies. Take a photo of the plaque commemorating this forgotten monument
Visit the small columned memorial of the destruction of 1906 that sits on the edge of a lake
Take a photo of a real live San Francisco Bison during daylight hours
Find the eight sided house that was once used to watch for incoming ships at the Golden Gate.
Point Bonitas Lighthouse - 1.4 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Lighthouse)
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Make your way through the Labyrinth at Land’s End
Lands End Coastal Trail - 3.5 mi. Easy (Take a picture at the Sutro Baths)
As a team, peep the Ruins of the Sutro Baths
Take a photo of the Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection #someta
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Do your best "windmill" dance move in front of a real Dutch Windmill
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Make a tutorial on how to remove the seed in an actual Persea Americana
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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)
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by SF band, 4 Non Blondes.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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.
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 Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around 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 cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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 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.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Take a selfie in front of a Yoda Fountain
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Visit the San Francisco pet cemetery
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
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.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "SF 2017".
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
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Make a 15 second video about your favorite product Cotopaxi makes and tell us why!
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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.
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.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.