33rd Annual Buckwheat Ski Classic : March 23, 2019

2019 Race Date: Saturday, March 23 – Theme: “Alice in Winterland” Race registration will begin around January 15. Watch for logo soon!

Annual Meeting Postponed: The annual meeting of the Log Cabin Ski Society has been moved to January 15, 2019 so a fairly full board will be present. Meeting time and place: 5:30 p.m. at Brady home at 7th & Alaska in Skagway. All members and prospective members welcome to attend our annual potluck and meeting.

Weekly Trail Reports Coming Soon! Packing and grooming at Log Cabin is set to begin when we have a solid base for our machines, hopefully the weekend before Christmas or shortly thereafter. Come out to the annual Family Ski & Bonfire in Dyea at the Alderworks Cabins starting at 12 noon on Dec. 26th. Park before West Creek bridge and ski on over. Bring something to share. See more info on our TRAILS page!

2018 Race Report: Buckwheat 0032: Live and Let Ski! –  We had a great day for racing on Sat. March 24, 2018 with about 280 skiers on the Log Cabin Ski Trails. See 2018 OFFICIAL BUCKWHEAT RESULTS

SPECIAL AWARDS: Miss Buckwheat 2018 – Scarlett O’Boyle; Best Costume for Buckwheat 0032: Live and Let Ski – The Martini Girl, Ellen Beilawski of Whitehorse (wins trip to Upper Lake Cabin via Temsco helicopter with food catered by Mountain Shop); Father Mouchet Award for most inspirational skier – Stephanie Dixon of Whitehorse (former Paralympian from the Yukon who skied the 10K); Des Duncan Award for volunteerism and sportsmanship – Cory Thole (who gave up his award in 2009) and race founder Buckwheat Donahue (who is moving from Skagway to Wasilla after this race). He earned a standing ovation and a mighty HOWL!!! See our Photo Gallery and check out our Facebook page.

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS! See our big Thank You ad in the April 13, 2018 Skagway News!


2018 race photos by Andrew Cremata – see more in our Photo Gallery!

Trail Reports: Click on Trails & Upcoming Events for updated reports from the Log Cabin and Dyea beginning in late November or early December.

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!

Annual Meeting News: The annual meeting of the Log Cabin Ski Society will be held on December 17, 2018 at the Brady House at 7th and Alaska in Skagway.


The Buckwheat 0032 logos for the 2018 race were designed by Skagway artist Courtenay Birdsall Clifford