Employee Spotlight: Chris Mejias


Your Name & Store:

Chris Mejias – New Haven


Kent Lakes, NY

How do you spend your days?

Work, play, work, play and trying to figure out the difference between the two

What are your hobbies?

Hiking, camping, backpacking, biking, seeing live music, reading, and straight up enjoying life

The best meal I’ve ever had was?

Steak cooked over a fire after snowshoeing two 4000 footers in the White Mountains this past winter.

What superhero power do you wish you had?

Superman’s duh, strength, speed of light…need I say more?

Piece of gear that you couldn’t live without?

This is a silly question. I can live without a lot. What do I always bring? A knife/multi-tool

If you could be any animal what would you be?

A dog whose owner loves getting outside and traveling

Dream vacation?

Tons… I dream every night… Machu Picchu, New Zealand, and Patagonia are high up there on the list.

If you were to write a book about yourself, what would the title be?

Life: It’s All About Trial and Error


Denali and Trailblazer have formed a family of independent outdoor stores located in New Haven, Trumbull, Branford, CT, at Mohegan Sun and in Wakefield, RI. Our stores feature clothing, footwear and gear from The North Face, Patagonia, Marmot, Horny Toad, Woolrich, UGG, Merrell, New Balance and more. We strive to fulfill all the outdoor needs of our customers with premier product selections as well as offering vast knowledge of the industry. Visit Trailblazer or Denali today and find everything you need for your adventures.

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  1. March 31, 2014

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