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.
The detective held on to the handholds tightly while the brief but violent winds buffeted him.
Dirt mover trucks had men holding fast to handholds, and there were men in the backs of the dump trucks.
Mechanics traversed these walks over fuel pits with graceful skill, despite the lack of handholds.
Keenly interested, Marian gripped the handholds, and turned the heavy wheel back and forth as he directed.
The boy wiped the blood away from a wound in his forehead where his head had struck the handholds of the wheel-spokes.