A hold in the Aiel Waste. It is the clan hold of the Taardad Aiel.

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch11 - In Tel'aran'rhiod, Amys tells Egwene to meet her at Cold Rocks Hold.
    2. TSR,Ch12 - Aviendha tells Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve that Cold Rocks is Rhuarc's hold. She has been there many times.
    3. TSR,Ch34 - Rhuarc tells Rand they should go to Cold Rocks Hold, then Alcair Dal to meet with all the clan chiefs.
    4. TSR,Ch36 - Rand's party, the Shaido and the peddlers all head for Cold Rocks Hold.
    5. TSR,Ch47 - After twelve days they arrive at Cold Rocks Hold.
    6. TSR,Ch48 - At Cold Rocks Hold, Rand is welcomed, but Couladin and the Shaido are spurned.
    7. TSR,Ch50 - After the Shaido leave heading north, Rand decides to leave Cold Rocks Hold immediately for Alcair Dal.
    8. TSR,Ch52 - In Tel'aran'rhiod Egwene tells Nynaeve about the attack at Cold Rocks Hold and that they are hurrying to Alcair Dal.
    9. TSR,Ch57 - After the attack on Cold Rocks Hold, the Maidens claim the right to guard Rand because he belongs to no society of his own, but was born of a Maiden.
  2. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch26 - Aviendha Travels to Cold Rocks Hold. She will then run to Rhuidean and traverse the glass columns to become a Wise One.

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