32nd Annual Buckwheat Ski Classic : March 24, 2018

2018 Race Date: Saturday, March 24th – watch for more details in mid-December. Registration will open in Jan. 2018.


2017 race photos by Andrew Cremata – see more on our Facebook page!

Annual Meeting New Date: Dec. 13: The annual meeting of the Log Cabin Ski Society was originally scheduled for Dec. 4 but has been postponed to Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. at the Brady house, 7th & Alaska, in Skagway. New members welcome!

Log Cabin Trails Reports: Click on Trails & Upcoming Events for updated reports from the Log Cabin Ski Trails and Dyea. Grooming of Log Cabin trails will commence by mid-December – watch for further reports. Dyea trails have some snow on them already, but watch the weather and keep fingers crossed that snow doesn’t rain off. Annual Family Ski & Bonfire in Dyea on Dec. 26th from 12-5 pm at Brady/Alderworks cabins in Dyea!

2017 Race Review – The 31st annual Buckwheat Ski Classic was held on  Saturday, March 25, 2017 . The theme, with a nod to Dr. Seuss, was: “Oh, the Places You’ll Ski !”   Congrats to Todd Bailey of Skagway for the best costume, Miss Buckwheat Ozzie Wagner, Des Duncan Award honourees Gary Hanson and Nola Cole, and Father Mouchet Award winners Chas Dense, Cristi Herren and Carol Ackerson. See Results page for race winners and times of all 295 skiers who registered, and check out photos on the Log Cabin Ski Society Facebook page.

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION: Thanks to the legions of BSC volunteers. See our big Thank You Ad in the April 14 Skagway News. If you still haven’t picked up your shirt, contact Jeff at 973-2354.  To volunteer next year, watch for sign-up details and  race week volunteer shifts on our Log Cabin Ski Society Volunteer Local site early in the new year.

30th Anniversary Buckwheat Ski Classic DVD  – Pick up a DVD at the Mountain Shop or Rec. Center in Skagway for $10 and support our Warming Hut Fund! The Buckwheat 2017 logo was designed by Skagway artist Courtenay Birdsall Clifford