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.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Do a little research on The International Rescue Committee. Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation! Tell us something you learned about the IRC in the caption.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Anchorage
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Partake of the state dish of Alaska (salmon) with no hands.
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)
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.
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
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.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Cuddy Family Midtown Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Dress up like Paul Bunyon, make a homemade button that says "push me" and stick it on your person. Stand like a statue at a public place and wait for a stranger to press the button. Once the button is pushed recite a few 'facts' about him.
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Anchorage and leave it for someone else to find.
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.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Alaska
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Take a photo or video with a wild Myosotis alpestris
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)
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.
Take a team photo at the entrance sign of a National Park
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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 >
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Have a teammate eat a snowcone that another team member prepared with REAL natural snow flavored with any ingredients you like.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Take a team photo or video at Eklutna Lake with your Luzon backpacks on
Find and climb aboard a jungle gym rocket ship anytime from 6am-11pm
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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.
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)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Take a photo of the entire team on a spiral staircase.
As a team hug a coniferous resinous tree. #treehugger
Have a team snowball fight with REAL natural snow!
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)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (12pm-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Valley of the Moon Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Show us a video of you and your team using the Hand Tram on the Winner Creek Trail.
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.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you organized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Take a photo or video of Thunder Bird Falls at Chugach Park
Take a picture or video of Portage glacier.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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 recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. 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 come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. 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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Make a timelapse video while driving through Whittier Tunnel. *hint* put your totem on the dashboard
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include: AK 2017.
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.
Take a team photo during an intense pose in front a Cotopaxi logo. Tell us the most intense place you've camped in your caption.
Challenge another team in the festival area to a piggy-back race. Tell us the name of the other team, and who won in your caption
Pick up your 18 L Luzon backpacks and take a team photo with everyone wearing their bag
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
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.