199D-50 Controlled Descent Kit

Made in the USA

This device can be used in conjunction with a full body harness or work seat along with the appropriate fall arrest system. As the lever on the device is moved, friction on the rope decreases and the device will descend.

Kits includes:

  • 199D controlled descent device
  • 50′ rope kit with carabiner
  • Carry bag


Controlled descent kit with 50′ rope, with thimble eye on one end, two carabiners, 199D controlled descent device, and drawstring carry bag. FrenchCreek’s 199D is perfect for a controlled descent to a safe landing area. Simple in its design this device features an auto-locking mechanism should the user accidentally let go of the handle, or squeeze it in a panic situation.


  • FunctionalityMove lever to decrease friction on rope allowing descent
  • Locking MechanismLetting go of, or “squeezing” lever locks device on rope
  • RescueInvert to lower an individual for rescue
  • Compatible With7/16″ piece of kernmantle rope


  • Length50 Ft length, available in additional lengths ex: 199-100′ (100 ft System)
  • Item Weight9 Lbs
  • Hardware MaterialHigh strength aluminum, and zinc plated alloy steel
  • Lifeline ConstituentSynthetic kernmantle rope