We get some of the lightest fluffiest powder in North America, and while I only got stuck in a flat area once last year (had to do Snowolfs said walk of shame
) I did have to help several other people who were stuck.
I find the easiest way to traverse across nearly bottomless powder is to sit on your board like a sled, and paddle your way through it. It's all about surface area and your board has more than you do.
The whole point of bottomless powder is that no matter what you do you can't pack yourself a layer. Just gotta rock into your board and then stand, balance, and jump turn until you're facing downhill again.
BTW it's puking powder in Calgary right now. I want the rest of the week off!!!