obstacle course

a military training area having obstacles, as hurdles, ditches, and walls, that must be surmounted or crossed in succession.
Informal. an event, situation, course of action, or the like that presents many challenges or difficulties.
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But its gorgeous smooth surface suddenly gives way to a dilapidated, pot-holed
  obstacle course for the rest of the journey.
Donors have to negotiate an obstacle course of bureaucracy before cash can be
And that forest, while easy for humans to cross, is a real obstacle course for
  the butterflies.
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  and art center for kids.
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