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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 20, 2013
Securities Act File No. 333-75786
Investment Company Act File No. 811-10405

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
[X]
Pre-Effective Amendment No.
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Post-Effective Amendment No. 35
[X]
and
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940
[X]
Amendment No. 37
[X]

ALPINE SERIES TRUST
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

2500 Westchester Avenue, Suite 215
Purchase, New York 10577
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

1-888-785-5578
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Samuel A. Lieber
Alpine Woods Capital Investors, LLC
2500 Westchester Avenue, Suite 215
Purchase, New York 10577
(Name and address of Agent for Service)

Copy to:
Rose F. DiMartino, Esq.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, New York 10019

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box)

[X]
immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
[  ]
on _____________ pursuant to paragraph (b)
[  ]
60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
[  ]
on [    ] pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
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75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)
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on _____________ pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

If appropriate, check the following box:

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this post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.
 
 
 

 
 
EXPLANATORY NOTE
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 35 to the Trust's Registration Statement on Form N-1A is filed for the sole purpose of submitting the XBRL exhibits for the risk/return summary first provided in Post-Effective Amendment No. 34 filed February 28, 2013 and incorporates Parts A, B and C from said amendment.

 
 

 
 
SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant, Alpine Series Trust, certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Purchase and State of New York on the 20th day of March, 2013.

ALPINE SERIES TRUST

By: /s/ Samuel A. Lieber
Samuel A. Lieber, President

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Post-Effective Amendment to its Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities indicated below on March 20, 2013.

Signature
 
Title
     
/s/ Samuel A. Lieber
 
 
Samuel A. Lieber
 
President and Trustee
     
Eleanor T.M. Hoagland**
 
 
Eleanor T.M. Hoagland
 
Trustee
     
H. Guy Leibler *
   
H. Guy Leibler
 
Trustee
     
Jeffrey E. Wacksman *
   
Jeffrey E. Wacksman
 
Trustee
     
James A. Jacobson*
   
James A. Jacobson
 
Trustee
     
*By:
/s/ Samuel A. Lieber
   
 
Samuel A. Lieber
   
 
Attorney-in-Fact pursuant to
   
 
Power of Attorney
   

*Attorney-in-Fact pursuant to Power of Attorney previously filed as an Exhibit to the Registrant's Post-Effective Amendment No. 27 to the Registration Statement filed on February 28, 2011 and incorporated herein by reference

**Attorney-in-Fact pursuant to Power of Attorney dated December 19, 2012, is filed with this Post-Effective Amendment.

 
 

 
 
ALPINE SERIES TRUST

EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No.
Exhibit
EX-101.INS
XBRL Instance Document
EX-101.SCH
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
EX-101.CALC
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
EX-101.DEF
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
EX-101.LAB
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
EX-101.PRE
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase