Fortitude November 9, 2012 by SwittersB A distant fortress of rock, to shield, protect, give warning, shelter…Fort Rock (Oregon) and the surrounding area provided shelter to humans thousands of years ago. Share this:EmailShare on TumblrLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: SwittersB Hello. I'm Gary and I reside in Portland, Oregon. I am an avid photographer, fly fisher & outdoorsman. Travel, gardening, blogging and, of course, family round out my life. I post and read others to find peace, quiet, beauty & balance in life.