Cheyenne Mountain, located a fairly short distance outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the home of several branches of the United States military.


It has long been public knowledge that Cheyenne Mountain is the home of NORAD, a joint American/Canadian organization devoted to maintaining the security of North American airspace. Its historic task was as watchman for the threat of nuclear attack from the Soviet Union. Unbeknownst to the public, however, Cheyenne Mountain has for the past decade also been home to Stargate Command.

Cheyenne Mountain contains nearly a skyscraper's worth of floors, but with one significant difference to a skyscraper; instead of going 20 or more floors up, it instead descends an unknown number of levels under the mountain. While the full extent of the facilities available to personnel within Cheyenne Mountain is unknown, it is at least certain that the complex sports several cafeterias and troop's barracks, at least one gym, a fully equipped infirmary, and several multi-purpose observation rooms, which are used for such things as complex surgery, interrogation, imprisonment, and volatile scientific experiments.

Cheyenne Mountain also appears to include several old missile silos, one of which now houses the Stargate. It is through the surface opening of the gateroom silo that the Stargate was originally moved into the facility sometime prior to the first mission to Abydos.

Alternate realities[]

Apophis' invasion of Alternate Earth 1

A Goa'uld Ha'tak landing on Cheyenne Mountain in an alternate reality

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Behind the scenes[]

In the real-world Cheyenne Mountain complex, there is actually a security door with blacked out windows labeled "Stargate Command". Behind it is a broom cupboard. (SG1: "True Science")

In the Stargate movie, the base of where the Stargate started out was at Creek Mountain, Colorado.

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