33rd Annual Buckwheat International Ski Classic : March 23, 2019

2019 Race Date: Saturday, March 23 – Theme: “Alice in Winterland”. Race registration scheduled to begin online February 1. Watch for logo soon!

Annual Meeting Jan. 15: 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!

Trail Reports:  Packing and grooming at Log Cabin started in late December on the 2K and 5K trails and has expanded to much of the 10K course, which is now track-set.  The crew also set some trails in Dyea on the north side of  West Creek toward the river.  See more info on our TRAILS page and on Facebook!

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!

 

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