Mt Bute is just outside of the Powell River area, located in the Coast Mountains north of Lund and passed Desolation Sound. Near the end of Bute Inlet stands this amazing mountain of sheer granite, which now has two routes to the summit. I tend not to post anything about mountain climbing in the PR area since it isn't my forte, but this is an outstanding route on an incredible mountain - and too close to home to not mention.
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-Not exactly 'new', but still recent enough that I had only just heard about it, and thought I'd share.
[All photos pulled from Google images]