All Klint models feature what the brand calls "Reflection Applied Concept," which means that each model's performance characteristics edge contact, flex, running surface, sidecut, etc. are scaled to each available length of that model. Klint claims that this helps adapt those characteristics to each skier's size, weight, and ability. Klint's Ako is built for intermediate all-mountain skiers. It's the only model in Klint's entire collection, apart from the Onsen rental series, that does not feature a full Birch core. The reason behind this is to make the ski lighter and easier to flex for laid-back and less experienced skiers.