Originally Posted by Piggus
I figured it out actually. It's a glitch having to do with rope physics apparently lol.
Played Skyrim last. Finishing the Dawnguard DLC before I buy Dragonborn.
when you start playing Dragonborn, be sure to get the Unofficial Dragonborn Patch from the Nexus site, it fixes most problems but you still might have some stability freezing issues (I still get them randomly)