The expedition to the North Ridge of K2 has made significant progress after crossing into China.
They made it to Kashgar a major stopping point for them. In this city they bought the necessary food that they would need over the next 7 weeks. They have had no problems so far on the trip getting what they need or any visa problems with officials.
They then travelled by jeep to Ilik. They spent a night in a hotel there.
Source: Maxut Zumayev