Seems like a natural evolution of things… only a matter of time that Google would bring its street-view cameras to the beaten (and no-so-beaten) paths.

You already can take a virtual tour of Ferris Bueller’s Chicago (via Google Sightseeing) or one of the world’s greatest landmarks like Stonehenge in Avebury (via Google’s World Wonders Project) but now Google is taking you where no horse and buggy has ever gone before.

Grand Canyon’s Bright Angel Trail, a nearly 10-mile hike to the Colorado River, is the first official collection of data by the so-called trekker — a 40-pound backpack fitted with 15 cameras that captures images every 2.5 seconds (Source: Associated Press).