Have fun sharing your own favorite answers to this. What IS the only way out...mine is 'Dance our way out!' On grounds of pure hilarity.
See you Saturday, and tomorrow, Friday is my b-day!
In the words of Mohammed Avdol, "The only way to defeat [X] is to BURN it."
Nuke it from space. It's the only way to be sure.
Burn it down to the campaign notes.
A friend of mine's answer is "Montage!"
Mine is "Throw rocks at the problem until it goes away." This one derives from when I played a geomancer. Wasn't an RPG per se, more of a dungeon crawl board game, but I did manage to beat a dragon (with some help) primarily by hiding around a corner and lobbing summoned stones at it.
It also ties in with my love of Maude Pie from MLP. :P
The goto solution when I played Shadowrun: C4 (and lots of it)
The way to get out of fear is to instead feel pure rage. Those Barbarians have it made.
All of them except Dave...and if you do not know the great and humorous tale of Dave The Barbarian...I recommend watching it, it was fun.