extends 9 mi. E-W between Seward and Pinnacle Glaciers, 5 mi. S of Mount Owen and 47 mi. NW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.
Originally named "Pinnacle Pass Cliffs" on a sketch map by M. B. Kerr (in Russell, 1891 pl. 8). The name "Pinnacle Pass Hills" was published on International Boundary Commission (IBC) Sheet 13 in 1928.