Perhaps I misunderstood but I thought crafting surveys were meant to be in locations where combat was not required.
You know....crafters as...crafters, not as warrior heroes with strange hobbies.
And I know some effort was made toward that end in Craglorn.
Well, my crafter, Aethelwulf, went off to do a bunch of surveys he'd saved up which now take you on quite the tour. Every location required combat but nothing like the mobs of old Craglorn.
That is until he did a woodworking survey in Reaper's March. Some barnacle brain put it outside Willowgrove in the middle of a field filled with Fire, Storm, and Ice Atronachs used in the quest, A Questionable Contract.....
So.....I guess the whole notion of crafting as non-combat role is no longer a goal