Prior to the quest "A New Source of Stalhrim," the door is locked and cannot be picked. However it can be unlocked with opening the tilde (~) and typing in
unlock after targeting the door by clicking on it with the console open. There are a couple of bear traps on the east side and a knapsack.
- Grindstone on the porch.
- The interior of the lodge is just a modified version of Alvor's house in Riverwood, and still has the A Gentleman's Guide to Whiterun on the table next to where Dorthe's bed used to be.
- This lodge is guarded by hostile Thalmor after the quest "A New Source of Stalhrim" has started.