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September 7-8   |   Los Angeles State Historic Park

Los Angeles 2018


The Cotopaxi Questival is coming to Los Angeles to provide you a different version of the Questival Adventure Race. The experience will include solving riddles, finding physical clues, and posting team photos in a private Facebook group. You’ll start your adventure by collecting your Luzon daypack at the Friday check-in at LA State Historic Park. With 24 hours there are countless chances for adventure from Malibu Pier to Bronson Cave and beyond if you choose. After the 24 hours join us at the finish line to collect your finisher medal, hang out with other teams and, if you’re lucky, collect a prize.

Bummer... The Los Angeles 2018 Questival is over now, but checkout other events we have coming up!

What you get

Luzon 18L Backpack

Each racer receives a limited-edition Luzon 18L Backpack ($40 value). Made with lightweight repurposed ripstop nylon, the Luzon is perfect for your Questival adventures and beyond.

*Available colorways vary by event. Select from a variety of options at check-in. View a complete selection of Luzon products here.

Finisher’s medal

Each participant who attends our Closing Ceremonies also receives a Questival medal!

Eyes on prizes

Teams compete to win gear and do good. Each race offers up to $5,000 in prizes!

How it works

During Questival, you and your teammates set your sights on the stars and blast off on a totally personal and authentic adventure, all within a lively festival environment. Here are the Seven Steps to Questival:

  1. Team Up

    Recruit your pals (up to six people per team) and come up with a ridiculously amazing team name. Team costumes are totally encouraged. Team chants make us swoon. Make sure everyone registers here as part of your team.
  2. Get The App

    Download the free Questival app and make sure your teammates do, too. Poke around and familiarize yourself with all the tabs. The app is how you’ll prove you accomplished challenges, how you’ll vote for challenges completed by you and other participants, and how you’ll stay in the loop on all things Questival.
  3. Check The List

    24 hours before Questival begins, you’ll receive the list of challenges in all categories, and specifics on the Event Launch.
  4. Rest Up

    Did we mention Questival runs overnight? Come well rested. Make your game plan with your teammates. Hydrate. Stretch those hammies. Put on your get psyched music.
  5. Hit The Event Launch

    Check-in, pick up your race materials, Luzon pack and free goodies, complete kickoff challenges with other teams, and enjoy music and food.
  6. Challenge Yourself

    You and your teammates complete challenges in a broad range of vertical categories and across three levels of commitment. The more categories you explore, the more opportunities you have to win Category Awards and other prizes.
  7. Share The Llama Llove

    Throughout Questival, use the app to react to other teams’ challenge successes and to celebrate your own. The more Llama Llove that’s shared, the more awards earned by everyone. Plus, sharing the llove just makes you feel nice inside. In the rare instance that you see something unfair, unsafe or just plain unllamalike, you can flag the image for a Cotopaxi staff member to review.

Chart A Course For Los Angeles

Event Details

Please note, the format of the Los Angeles Questival has changed from what was originally proposed. If you are uninterested in a version of the event without the app, please email
The experience will include solving riddles, finding physical clues, and posting team photos in a private Facebook group. The same prizes will be issues and everyone will still receive their free backpack. Here are the updated rules and details. We're so sorry for this switch, but do plan on making this an unforgettable 24 hours!

Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N Spring St Los Angeles, CA 90012


Check in at the Launch Event with your entire team. Provide the full name of the person that purchased your tickets to a staff member at check-in. Get your goods (including a FREE disposable camera to capture the fun) and enjoy the launch party.


Get your Team Flag and start your 24-hour countdown.


Get underway with the kickoff challenge. Once complete, go explore the unknown.


Check-in closes.

Launch Event Sponsors: RXBAR, Brew Dr, Harmless Harvest, Getaround

There will be 1 optional checkpoint on Saturday at MacArthur Park from 10am to 12pm in which teams can participate in a special challenge. Checkpoints are a great way to meet and collaborate with other teams.

McArthur Park
2230 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057


Closing ceremony begins.


Sprint prizes are announced and awarded.


Questival comes to a close. Go celebrate! Go sleep!

Closing Ceremony Sponsors: Brew Dr, Harmless Harvest

Launch Event Location

Los Angeles State Historic Park

1245 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Not up for Questival this year but want to see the action from Mission Control? Sign up to volunteer in Los Angeles

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