The upper section of the East Ridge 5.3 on Mount Edith Cavell.
Quartzite rock - dry ridge on Sept 14, 2013.
The ridge has two steeper steps. The lower angle sections have the small snow drifts/patches on the right side.
The first step (class 4 to easy 5th class)is between the 2nd and third snow patches and is just below the main steep section.
The second step is the main steep 5.3 section which is mid way up and has dark shade on right side.(about 40-50 m high.
Above that is 7 or 8 smaller less steep steps. The over all ridge is about 400-500 m high.
Compare to East Ridge Side View