If you encounter any wild animals, espically those who could hurt you, make sure you know what to do.
After leaving Bob, you hear a thunderous roar and a loud ripping noise. Quite curious, you approach the sounds with a spring in your step. And who says you weren't the most adventourous employee at the office? You approach a small clearing, and lo and behold: Bob was right. There was a bear.
A) Play dead like all those comedy outdoor movies;
B) Retreat slowly with both your dignity and your pack;
C) Run at the bear and make as much noise as possible.