The 2012 BSC will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012.

Watch for launch of a new ski race site - - late Jan. 2012.

Read story in January 18, 2012 Skagway News: BSC reorganizes under LCSS


Buckwheat Ski Classic 2011

The 25th annual race was held on Saturday, March 26, 2011 on the cross-country ski trails at Log Cabin, BC on the S. Klondike Hwy.

Official 2011 Results (pdf)25 Years of BSC Winners (pdf)

Photo Gallery I by Andrew CremataPhoto Gallery II by Jeff Brady

Becoming a Buckwheater - April 8, 2011 Skagway News report by first-time skier Andrew Crematat, race notes, and the Buckwheat Anniversary Song!

There will be a Buckwheat next year - check back here in Jan. 2012 for information on the 26th annual - tent. date March 24, 2012

Photos by Andrew Cremata

Race Information

Press Release - Jan. 26, 2011 (pdf)

Registration Forms (pdf files)

Register by March 18, 2011 at 5 PM • $10 late fee after 3/18/11.

U.S. Adult • Canadian Adult

U.S. Kids • Canadian Kids

Print off the correct form, fill out, and bring with race fees to Skagway or Whitehorse locations or mail to the BSC address on form.

Forms also available at The Mountain Shop in Skagway; Coast Mountain Sports and Sport Yukon in Whitehorse; Foggy Mountain in Juneau; and Lutak Lumber in Haines.

LOG CABIN INFO: Log Cabin Trails Map (pdf)See latest ski report at

2011 Race Schedule

Friday, March 25 (all times Alaska Time)

4-6 pm - Bib pick-up and information at Sport Yukon (4064 4th Ave) in Whitehorse

5-7 pm - Bib pick-up and information at Skagway Eagles Hall, 6th & Broadway

Saturday, March 26 (all times Alaska Time)

6-8 am - Breakfast at Skagway Presbyterian Church Rec. Hall, corner of 5th & Main behind church

9:30 am - 50K race start (all races start at Log Cabin)

9:45 am - 25K race start

10 am - 10K race start

11:30 am - Kids 5K race start

5-6:45 pm - Dinner at Eagles Hall (6th & Broadway) in Skagway

7 pm - Awards Ceremony in Eagles Hall

8 pm - Dance to Live Music: Deering & Down!

Sponsors & Contributors

$1000 and above: FOE Auxiliary & Aerie #25, Salli & Steve Reeder, Municipality of Skagway Tourism Department, Alaska Shirt Co., Holland America, The Mountain Shop, The Skagway News Co., Royal Caribbean Cruises, Duff's Backcountry Outfitters, Princess Cruises, Elliott Financial Management, and Alaskan Brewing Co.

$500 and above: Sgt. Preston's Lodge, ATIA-Skagway Chapter, Sport Yukon

$250 and above: Fairway Market, Services Unlimited/Hoover Family, White Pass & Yukon Route, Petro Marine Services, Alaska Power & Telephone, Corrington's

$100 and above: Sockeye Cycle, Hunz & Hunz Enterprises, Red Onion Saloon

Special thanks to: Coast Mountain Sports, The Mountain Shop, Lutak Lumber, Foggy Mountain, Sgt. Preston's, Mik Kramer, Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club, Parks Canada, Trevor Twardochleb, Canadian Ski Patrol, Gary Hanson, Gerry Kuhn, Alan Frostad, Tom Fairman, Julene Fairbanks, Janilyn Heger, the Skagway High School Students, and Our Always Awesome Trail Crew and All Volunteers and Racers who have made our event successful for 25 years!