After reading a thread by Ace, relating to bear attacks, it made me think of a situation my buddy had the other day. He walked outside and noticed a 300+lb black bear in his trash. The bear began stomping and and growling at him. Luckily he was close enough to his garage to run. Now, just what do you do, when your not close enough. Say, you're in the woods. A big bear starts toward you in an aggressive manner, stomping and growling. I've always been told not to run. Easier said than done. Do you play dead? What do you do?