There were roughnesses in the wall, footholds, handholds here and there.
The first three lifts were easy, with handholds in a frieze of lotus.
Starbuck bent lower over his wheel, and Smith clutched for handholds.
The crevices for handholds were rare, and footholds were almost non-existent.
There were no handholds there—only the friction of a man's body in the tube.