32nd Annual Buckwheat Ski Classic : March 24, 2018

2018 Race Date: Saturday, March 24thLATE REGISTRATION now in effect. Go to our Race Entry page for the link to Zone 4 registration and also see who’s in the race.  No paper registrations this year. Late registration/bib pickup in person in Whitehorse March 22 and in Skagway March 23. See updated course changes in Trails & Upcoming Events. This year’s theme is Buckwheat 0032: Live and Let Ski!  Start planning your spy wear! See updated Race Schedule and read 2018 Press Release. Unofficial Results should be posted some time Saturday night.

SIR BUCKWHEAT NEEDS YOU!!! PLEASE VOLUNTEER NOW!!! for Buckwheat 0032. Go to our Log Cabin Ski Society VOLUNTEER LOCAL site and sign up for any number of jobs and shifts during Race Week.


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

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 commenced on the weekend of Jan. 12th and 10K of trails currently track-set with a skate lane.

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 was held Dec. 13, 2017. Tim Bourcy and Jeff Brady were re-elected to new 3-year terms on the board. Those present also approved a spy theme for the 2018 race, code name Buckwheat 0032.

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.

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