TODAY | October 02, 2013
>>> authorities in colorado recovered the bodies of all five hikers after the deadly rock slide over the weekend. the community is rallying around the sole survivor . gabe gutierrez has more.
>> reporter: overnight, a tribute to a family lost in an instant.
>> definitely shock, forever. i can't imagine that going away.
>> reporter: in central colorado this morning, the shock still settling in. five bodies, all relatives, just recovered after a massive rock slide monday on a popular hiking trail . adam rogers called 911.
>> it was terrifying. i've never seen anything like that before.
>> reporter: the father, dewayne johnson, his wife donna coached track. their oldest daughter a high school senior . her cousins, were visiting from missouri. the sole survivor , 13-year-old gracie johnson is nursing a broken leg at a hospital near denver. sheriff's deputies say her father shielded her from 100 ton boulders.
>> that would be dewayne. family first. his son first.
>> reporter: today this mountain town is