Loggers are a type of outdoor high top boots that feature chunky heels and thick lug soles. Loggers are designed for traction on muddy and unstable grounds. Their outsoles feature deep indentations, or lugs; which help improve traction and stability. Logger boots soles are generally made from synthetic rubber and can have different patterns of indentation, depending on the type of surface and conditions for which they are intended.
Steel is a material that comprises the front of steel toe shoes and steel toe boots. Steel is inserted in the tip of a boot and is meant to protect the foot from harm. Steel is often found in construction boots or work boots.