Do you know that you can actually go passing those obstacles by being dynamic and flexible? Whenever people see a rock they go and hit it head to head. At this point you can be the wind and pass go passing all those stuff and get ahead of others who are being slowed by the obstacles. If what everyone does slows them down what you have to do is not doing any of them.
It's time to explore what everyone else is doing. Let them suffer their brawl and get harden. You can make yourself soft and swift and pass the crowd easily. The things called obstacle can really slow down the rest of the world for you.