Nevermind the top-story window. Catch a view of San Jose from tallest building in the city by scaling down the side of it.
A fundraiser for Shatterproof, an organization dedicated to fighting childhood addiction to drugs and alcohol, gives the public a chance to rappel down the side of the San Jose Marriott downtown. The nonprofit’s first event in San Jose, “Rise Above the Addiction,” gives participants the chance to climb down the 30-story hotel on Thursday.
As long as you’re at least 18 years old, less than 300 pounds and willing to donate $1,000 from your family, friends and co-workers, you can sign up. An expert climber will be on hand for a quick training session before the descent.