The moose needs to yield. Otherwise it has no place in the park lol.
Too bad the Moose didn't take out the dumbass would have been cool. You do not challenge a Moose in the wild they are really big mothers. Wife got chased by a female coyote one day at Mammoth as it was protecting a den. Have crossed quite a few wolf tracks at Lookout Pass in the Bitteroots and have skied clear of elk a couple times. Saw a bear in the woods one day in Montana, oh wait maybe that was VA.
You're absolutely right. The thing to do is to stop as soon as you see the moose and just wait. A moose that doesn't feel threatened will eventually wander off.
That moose was in full-on terror mode, fleeing down the trail and being followed (chased as far as the moose is concerned) by some unidentified threat. The dodo doing the chasing is every bit as much of a yahoo as the guy in Utah who pushed over one of the hoodoos at Goblin Valley State Park.
Once again, we need to have a "throw the book at him" emoticon.
Umm, the moose was clearly the downhill rider having the right of way.
These fools are lucky they didn't end up dead. But, honestly when I was 17 I had no idea that moose could be aggressive and kill people for looking at them funny. Still, first saw one up close at about 19 and no way I'd consider chasing one anywhere ever.