One of the most intimidating experiences that I have continually engaged in is venturing
out into the willows to observe the beautiful shiras moose. The willow bundles reach up
to nearly 12 feet high and make it very difficult to see much past 30 feet or so in front of
you. So in order to get a good eye on the critter, you simply end up closer to them than I
While out on those adventures I endlessly come upon their trails that meander here and
there, throughout the areas they haunt. I have experienced a scene such as this and all
that one can do is back up and let them have the right of way, very quickly.