Backcountry Ravioli

Make a 15 second commercial for the City of LA, or a surrounding city.
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We really do love LA... and all of its sprawl #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Tastes delicious. #questival
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.
That's a LOT of refuse! #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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QUESTIVAL!!!! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Bought it when in Hollywood-- we're all winners! #questival
Take a creative team picture with the city flag of LA or the State flag of California.
Flag blanky #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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He doesn't even like fruit #questival
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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It helps that she's 76% helium.🎈 #questival
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.
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#feetfeetfeet #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
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We love garlic, yes we do #questival
Make a 15 second audition for the new Star Wars film. Use as many teammates and props as you need.
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Meet Luwayne Skywalker. #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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UCLA vs USC #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Climb hard, and help others. #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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And don't you forget us #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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Ooooooh hoooooo! Nobody knows it! #questival
Find a busy public beach and casually walk into the ocean with your street clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Keeping it modest at the beach #questival
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
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When you wanna rope swing, but they took away the usual rope swing... #questival #cotopaxi
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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Thanks, Liz! #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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And though she be but little, she is fierce #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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He lock them in there. For like 45 minutes! #questival
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.
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#questival
Visit the Prevent Wildfire CA website watch the full campfire safety video and share a fact you learned.
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Safety first folks! #questival
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.
Ranger Leslie gives Chilao Campground 5/5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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No sleep til....7pm. #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Hah! Get it! #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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"Very delicious" #questival
Get llama nail art.
Stylin' #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Wooo! #questival
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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Jared is just a trusting guy #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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💪 #questival
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. Timelapse video. Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in.
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Forward and back. #SantaMonicaBeach #questival
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool or beach. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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"Hey everybody, a beautiful dive!" #questival
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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Cardboard and duck tape is all you need #questival
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)
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Delicious AND nutritious #eatyourgreens #fit #questival
Film a 15 second video of a team member longboarding, scooting, rollerblading, or riding a tricycle and dancing to "Would you ever" by Skrillex and Poo Bear. Watch the video. for inspiration.
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I would. #questival
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
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When you can't find a limbo stick, you find inflexible friends #questival
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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They believe they can fly #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
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You should see her with ice skates #questival
Relax, take a breath, and do some Tai Chi on any public beach during daylight hours.
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Looking very relaxed #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door in a foreign accent.
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She started with one accent and it maybe switched. #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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She's not as big as she thinks #questival #overthetop
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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We call this trick "Peter Pan Goes to School" #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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We were done with our hula hoops after our contest, so we gave them to a little girl who who wanted them! #hoopdreams #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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Origami balloon! #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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"Excuse me. I love your car. It's so simple." #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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Hips don't lie. #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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My new friend Chelsea! #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song at your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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But not really! Fire danger is HIGH! 🔥🔥🔥 #questival
Hike the SANTA ANITA CANYON AND STURTEVANT FALLS Trail. Take a picture of a Forest Service cabin, A control Dam, and STURTEVANT FALLS. Upload as a photo collage. Totem required for each picture. Carry Water.
What an awesome hike #questival
As a team sing the state song of California. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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We love California, but that was after a surprising amount of rehearsal #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the th 7th thing on the menu.
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The breakfast quesadilla was killer #questival
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)
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25 seconds #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the California state motto means to you.
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Eureka's castle and those magical little worms #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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With John's fast hands, alpine butterfly knot didn't know what hit them! #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
We love Tasty Bite camping dinners! Thanks to our chef too #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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Cold, clean water #questival
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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Finding a safe water source is essential to enjoying the wilderness #questival
During daylight hours bike the Glendale Narrows trail from Elysian Park to the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk 7mi. Post a photo collage on bikes with totem showing your journey along the trail make sure to include the start and end parks.
Very lucky to have a cross-country biker on the team! #questival
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.
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This Plant a new fragrance by Chanel "This Plant by Chanel, because only the body knows. What does the body know? This Plant by Chanel." 🌌 #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Ahhhh, nothing like a sunset from a port-a-potty #questival
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)
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This is where the magic happens. #mtv #thisiswherethemagichappens #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Even better, added the photo to the website for our upcoming wedding! WeddingWire.com/CampRNk #questival
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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They do everything together. 👫 #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Absolutely beautiful this morning #questival #cotopaxi
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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We don't suck (snake bite venom). 🐍 #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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This programming brought to you by LBC - Leslie Broadcasting Company.🎥 #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Bow down to the bow-line. #questival
Enjoy some Country Archer Jerky in the wilderness somewhere with your team
Genuinely delicious #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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He's blue. 💙💙💙 #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Back street's back ALRIGHT! #backstreetboys? #morelikebackcountryravioli #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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"I prefer to be little spoon" - John #spooning #doublewhammy #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Fly!!! #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Condiment soup! #doublewhammy #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about LA and leave it for someone else to find.
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We ❤️ LA! We love it! #questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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She gets it from her mama. ❤️👯 #questival
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
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Cold and refreshing #questival #cotopaxi
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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Weigh a ton #questival
Take a team photo from the highest vantage point you can, document with a screengrab in Snapchat using the altitude filter. Must be over 400'.
I think we're safely above the 400' minimum. 5215ft in the Angeles National Forest #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. 'Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you're stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem - just move on to the next. 'Grapes: The Fruit of Hope.' -Demetri Martin #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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#Leatherman #LeatherWOMAN #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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There's always time for dental hygiene #questival
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.
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Out of BOUNDS! Fun facts about Guy: he has a pet tortoise and Melissa McCarthy's character in BRIDESMAIDS is inspired by Guy! #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include LA 2017.
We had to use nail polish so it'd show up on our black totem! It's a ravioli with cowboy boots (for Backcountry Ravioli) #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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To be fair, he said he really liked mustard #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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A serious knot expert #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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Come at me bro #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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If only there were doughnut trees in real life #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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🥚🍳🐣 #questival
Stop by Colorado Street Bridge; take a team picture overlooking the city.
#questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
In a bathroom of all places?! #questival
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Los Angeles native singer or group.
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Afro Man, of Palmdale #questival
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
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Let's just say we got no free drinks #questival
Convince a stranger that is not participating in the questival to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Minnesota Twins!! Turns out this North Carolinian is even a twin himself! #questival
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)
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#HammockCrossing #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Three techniques later, and we finally got it! #questival
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
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No practice needed. #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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And one for you #questival
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
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What a great group of ladies! Q-U-E-S-T-I-V-A-L #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. #koreatown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
DOUBLE CHALLENGE. The mural has since changed, but we spotted that Vermont body shop sign! #questival
Take an artsy picture of the Broad Museum; the outside. When you're a little less rushed swing back in and visit the Museum. Its free.
If this isn't art, then what is? #Asymmetry #questival
Take a video of a teammate whistling like "Steamboat Willie" in front of the Walt Disney Concert Hall at the Music Center.
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We had no idea John was this talented. #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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John was very distressed to hear contradicts facts to his own #questival
Find the tallest building in LA and California. (Hint it was finished in 2017). Take a team picture here. Put the name of the building in the caption.
On the upper deck of the Wilshire Grand Central and enjoying the views of LA #questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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The Midnight Mission was such a worthy place #questival
Take a team picture at the Little Tokyo Watchtower.
Where my llamas at? #questival
Find this statue make the same knot then take a team photo with your knot and the statue. #jtown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Just a rope knot? I think knot! #statueknot #ropeknot #humanknot #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. #ChinaTown (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Grasshoppers See, Grasshoppers do #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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peeping cheepers get a fry! #questival
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
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#books #itslit #questival
Find the “Monument to Sharing” in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a video reading from your favorite planter. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Sharing the Cotopaxi love #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Maybe not academy award level, but La La Llama is a crowd favorite! #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
🌭🚚 #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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A hot got between buns between knees #questival
Find these signs in Los Angeles State Historic Park and take a team photo, in the caption put something you learned about Los Angeles State Historic Park. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Very pro-park. #questival
Find the statue in Los Angeles State Historic Park by Anna Sew Hoy titled “Psychic Body Grotto” and film a 15 second interpretive dance. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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🐙 #questival
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
The man takes his corn hole very seriously #questival
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.
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To put things in perspective... #questival
Find this art installation and take a peaceful team photo. Check link for photo, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Peace be with you. ✌️ #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Ahhhh. That's the spot! #questival
Stop by the Kevita booth and have a sample then do your best yoga pose with the booth in the background.
we're getting married duh kisses 😘😘😘😘 #questival #KeVitaLove
Grab a bag of Country Archer Jerky for you team at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
So many choices! Unless you're vegan #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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SPOILER ALERT ❗️❗️❗️ #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Went camping in the beautiful Angeles National Forest this weekend. Found a secret camping spot that we're gonna use for Questival! #questival