2014 Buckwheat Ski Classic: Saturday, March 22
The 2014 race date will be Saturday, March 22, 2014 - check back here next winter for News about the the 28th annual Buckwheat Ski Classic.
OFFICIAL 2013 RESULTS (Race Day was March 23, 2013) • Check out race photos on our Facebook page!
May 1 – Season Over but still some Good Skiing! Our crew is finished tracksetting for the season, but the cool weather has left plenty of snow for May. Watch for overflow and the occasional choo choo. See Trails & Upcoming Events page and watch for next winter’s first reports in November.
ANNUAL MEETING REPORT: The Log Cabin Ski Society Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at the Skagway Brewing Co. New officers are Tim Bourcy, president; Linda Van Houten, vp; Jeff Brady, secretary; Su Rappleye, treasurer; and directors Buckwheat Donahue, Katherine Nelson, Mike Kramer.
Buckwheat Ski Classic 2012
A record field of 381 skiers registered! Thank you to all skiers, volunteers, sponsors and partner organizations for helping us pull off another great Buckwheat this year. Official standings and times posted on the Results page and photos on our Facebook page. See: BSC 2012 PR postrace
The Buckwheat is skied on the Log Cabin Ski Trails, now an official British Columbia Recreation Site at Log Cabin on the South Klondike Highway, 27 miles north of Skagway, Alaska. It is a traditional classic cross country ski race. It will not be tracked for skating. There are 50 K, 25K, 10K and Kids 5K Divisions.
The Buckwheat Ski Classic is organized by the Log Cabin Ski Society, whose mission is “to preserve and maintain the Log Cabin, B.C. cross country ski trails for the enjoyment of skiers in our region, and to organize the annual Buckwheat Ski Classic for competitors of all ages and abilities, so that everyone will have a howlin’ good time.” The race was founded in 1987 and organized by Robert Carlin “Buckwheat” Donahue for 25 years. He turned over the organizing of the event to the LCSS in 2011-12. Memberships in the LCSS are $10 per calendar year. To become a member, you may sign up on your online Race Entry application, or simply click the Membership tab for an application.
Log Cabin Ski Society, PO Box 636, Skagway, AK 99840
LCSS logo by Courtenay Birdsall of Skagway • Like us on Facebook!