Control Descent Systems

Rope Rider® Controlled Descent Device

The Rope Rider® is a manually operated controlled descent device which is most commonly used for suspended work positioning. The Rope Rider® can also be used by trained personnel in an emergency situation for self-evacuation or to lower a casualty from an elevated workstation.

*The Rope Rider® must be used in conjunction with a Vertical Fall Arrest System.

Please contact us for pricing and further information.

The Rope Rider® is designed for everyday use with 9.5 mm, 11 mm and 13 mm nylon or polyester kernmantle.

1 PERSON: 130-310 LBS

ANSI/ASSE Z359.4 – 2013
ANSI/ASSE A10.32 – 2012

This personal lowering device offers unique design features:

  • Duel braking system – the brake engages if the user lets go or panics
  • Made out of Machined Aircraft Grade Aluminum for tenacity and endurance
  • Spring loaded to control rope movement
  • Three rope slots to fine tune descent rate
  • Solid connecting eye to link the harness, seat board and other apparatus


We will work with your company to create customized training and equipment that works best for your company’s specific needs.

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