32nd Annual Buckwheat Ski Classic : March 24, 2018
2018 Race Date: Saturday, March 24th – Online registration will open on Jan. 28 and run until March 18. No paper registrations this year except at late registration/bib pickup in Whitehorse March 22 and in Skagway March 23.
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. Watch for slogan and artwork early in the new year.
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.
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