Snowboarder Cher Luther was at Breckenridge, Colorado and was quick on the draw with her cell phone as a moose fell in behind her and then passed close by.

This 18 second encounter will last a lifetime now that it’s online. A lifetime could be short with an encounter like this. Wildlife officials will tell you this is one of our most dangerous animals.

They aren't typically aggressive towards humans unless provoked, they are heavy, aggressive and territorial. They can reach speeds of 35 miles per hour for short sprints

In a situation like this,9News says it would be advisable to ski away from it and seek shelter from trees