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About Us

Welcome you Hiking Maverick!

We are an outdoor education company and lifestyle brand that designs apparel for hiking enthusiasts.  We hope you like the apparel, patches and gear we have here at Hiking Maverick.  Our goal is to enhance your outdoor lifestyle with our products. 

Rest assured that Hiking Maverick stands 100% behind every one of its products.We know that you will love what you order that we offer a 30-day money back guarantee on defective orders.

If there is a problem please send an email to

We love to connect and share our favorite trails, stories and nature swag. Connect with us::




We love to see how and where people showcase our designs.

Make sure to snap a picture of yourself using one of our products and tag us @HikingMaverick or #hikingmaverick to be featured.

If you do we will give you 25% off of your next order.

Our goal at is to exceed your expectations and earn your repeat business and support as we share the mountains and trails of the earth.

If you ever have any questions you can reach out to us on our contact page.

You can also email us at

If you are interested in learning a new outdoor skill, consider taking an online or hybrid class with us!  Visit our website for more information and registration.  

Happy Hiking

-José H. González, Ed.D.

Jose at Torre del Paine


Jose's Bio

Dr. Jose H. Gonzalez started his career in outdoor education in 1989.  He has spent more than 900 nights sleeping in a tent, has hiked the Sierras, more than 200 miles of the Appalachian Trail, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico, Caribbean volcanos, The W route of Torre del Paine, Chile and local San Diego gems like Mt. Woodson. His love for the outdoors and commitment to teaching has earned him the opportunity to teach for Outward Bound and several universities.  He possesses a doctoral degree in education with a focus on curriculum and instruction.  Jose currently teaches wilderness medicine courses for NOLS and lectures at CSUN's Recreation and Tourism Management Department.