Col. Hla Oung was Patron of the Burma Hiking and Mountaineering Association.
Universities, Institutes and Government Departments have their H&M Clubs.
U Shein (SLR) and Ko Henry Wan (SPHS63) are some of the evangelists / active members.
Ko Win Lwin (M69) served as Secretary of RIT H&M Club. He and Ko Cho Aye (M70, GBNF) joined the All Universities Expedition to Saramti (Mt. Victoria). The photos are provided by Ko Win Lwin.
Kyi Kyi Sein (Bei Oo, T70) and others also represented RIT in the Hiking contests.
Three third year BE students Ko Zaw Min, Ko Han Tha Myint and Ko Sein Win trekked 300+ miles. The story was quoted as a 600+ mile journey in the Burmese newspaper.
Ko Zaw Min (EP70) has written posts about his stay at RIT from 1964 to 1970. He covers education, extracurricular activities (soccer, boxing, rowing, UTC, hiking, track and field, debates, Pwes). I have posted them in RIT Updates and also in my web site hlamin.com